Discworld Collectors Edition 2012 Calendar

Discworld Bench: Books About Town Auction

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September 12th, 2014

Discworld Bench

Our 50 BookBench sculptures are on display on the streets of London until 15 September. They will then be sold at public auction on 7 October 2014 at an exclusive event at the Southbank Centre. Tickets can be bought from the Southbank Centre box office. Proceeds will go to the National Literacy Trust, a charity [...]

Meet the Discworld Illustrator

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August 13th, 2014

Discworld Bookbench

Come and meet Paul Kidby, the illustrator of choice for Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series and the designer and painter of ‘The Librarian BookBench’.   The Great British Book Shop is proud to sponsor Paul’s bench, which depicts the orangutan Librarian character from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, and was commissioned as part of the [...]

Books about Town: Discworld Bench

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June 3rd, 2014

Books about Town will feature a series of BookBenches, individually designed by top artists, to celebrate stories linked to London and to promote reading for enjoyment. The benches, shaped as open books, will be unveiled in various locations across the capital from July 2014. A bench based on the Discworld novels has been designed by [...]