The Shepherd's Crown

The fifth Tiffany Aching novel
and the forty-first and last novel in the Discworld Series

Illustrated by Paul Kidby

Winner of DragonCon’s 2016 Dragon Award for the Best Young Adult/Middle Grade Novel

UK hbk: 1) Doubleday 27 August 2015 (978-0-857-53481-1),
2) 5,000 numbered copies Waterstones Special Edition, same ISBN (with additional article ‘Doing as you would bee done by’ at end, first published in the Bath & West Evening Chronicle, 10 May 1975);
3) ‘Limited collector’s edition with signed and numbered print’ – 500 numbered copies gold edition (978-0-857-53488-0), with a bee-stamped limitation page, a numbered Paul Kidby print of Tiffany, signed by the artist, slipped loose in the book, and a final section, by Jacqueline Simpson, ‘Folklore in The Shepherd’s Crown’, on bees, Shepherd’s Crowns, goats, and iron, with scenic end-papers in full colour reproducing paintings by Paul Kidby, flat spine, in a honeycombed gold paper covered slip case.
New hbk edition with Paul Kidby cover: Doubleday, 25 May 2017 (978-0-857-53549-8)

Pbk: Corgi, 2 June 2016 (A-format mass-market 978-0-552-57448-8; B-format (978-0-552-57447-1)
New pbk with cover and illustrations by Laura Ellen Andresen: Corgi, 25 May 2017 (978-0-552-57634-5)

Large print: Isis Large Print, February 2016 (978-1-78541-160-1)

US hbk: HarperCollins, 1 September 2015 (978-0-06-242997-1)
Pbk:  Harper (978-0-06-242998-8) [not yet published]

Bulgarian: Arhont Vuzev [contracted but not yet published]

Czech: Talpress [contracted but not yet published]

Estonian: Karjase kroon, trs. Allan Eichenbaum, Varrak, April 2016 (978-9985-3-3681-6)

French: La Couronne du Berger, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, 18 May 2016 (978-2-84172-729-9)

German: Die Krone des Schäfers, trs. Regina Rawlinson, Manhattan, 9 November 2015 (978-3-442-54770-8)
Winner of the 2016 German Phantastikpreis for the best international novel, announced at the BuchmesseCon in Dreieich, near Frankfurt on 22 October 2016

PolishPasterska Korona, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, Prószynski i S-ka, 2016 (978-83-8069-346-3)

Spanish: La Corona del Pastor, trs. Manu Viciano [Manuel Viciano Delibano], Fantascy, March 2016 (978-84-15831-84-6)

Turkish: Çobanin Taci, trs. Niran Elçi, Delidolu/Tudem, March 2016 (978-605-5060-40-4)

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Paul Kidby