This September HarperCollins Children’s Books will be publishing THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN, the final Discworld novel by Sir Terry Pratchett. Jennifer Brehl, SVP, Executive Editor & Director of Editorial Development bought U.S. rights from Colin Smythe of Colin Smythe Ltd.
THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN is the fifth Discworld novel featuring young witch Tiffany Aching. Previous titles in the Tiffany Aching series include THE WEE FREE MEN, A HAT FULL OF SKY, WINTERSMITH and I SHALL WEAR MIDNIGHT.
Terry completed THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN in the summer of 2014 and it’s scheduled for publication on September 15, 2015.
“We are honored to be publishing Sir Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld novel, THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN,” says Susan Katz, President and Publisher, HarperCollins Children’s Books. “Sir Terry’s books are beloved by readers everywhere and we are incredibly proud to bring this novel to his legions of fans in the United States.”