Terry Pratchett (Author) Sir Terry Pratchett is a publishing phenomenon. Among his many prizes and citations are the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award, the Carnegie Medal, the BSFA Award, eight honorary doctorates and, of course, a knighthood. In 2012, he won a BAFTA for his documentary on the subject of assisted suicide, 'Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die'. He is the author of fifty bestselling books but is best known for the globally renowned Discworld series. His books have sold approximately 85 million copies worldwide (but who's counting?), and been translated into forty languages. In 2007, Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's Disease. He died in 2015. Stephen Briggs (Author) Stephen Briggs lives in Oxfordshire and has been involved for many years in the sinister world of amateur dramatics, which is how he came to discover the Discworld. Having read one book, he was hooked and read the entire canon over the next three weeks. As well as compiling THE DISCWORLD COMPANION, THE NEW DISCWORLD COMPANION and TURTLE RECALL: THE DISCWORLD COMPANION ... SO FAR, he has also co-authored the Discworld Diaries, the Mapps and has dramatised most of the Discworld novels. Paul Kidby (Illustrator) Paul Kidby is Terry Pratchett's 'artist of choice' for Discworld and has been illustrating the series for over twenty years. He is the illustrator of THE DISCWORLD IMAGINARIUM, the bestsellers THE LAST HERO and THE ART OF DISCWORLD, as well as THE ILLUSTRATED GUARDS GUARDS and THE ILLUSTRATED GOOD OMENS.