Terry Pratchett died

Terry Pratchett died

19-03-2015 15:00

Terry Pratchett was a writer. He was from England. He wrote his first book in 1971. He wrote more than 70 books. Around 85 million books were sold. You can buy them in 37 languages. The books are about Discworld.

The author died. He was 66. He was ill. He died in his home. His cat was sleeping on the bed. His family was with him.

Difficult words: was/were (past of is/are), wrote (past of “write”), sold (past of “sell” – give for money).

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