The Wee Free Men: A Story Of Discworld by Terry PratchettThe Wee Free Men: A Story Of Discworld by Terry Pratchett

The Wee Free Men: A Story Of Discworld

byTerry Pratchett

Mass Market Paperback | August 2, 2010

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A wonderful new novel from the Carnegie Medal winner. A riotous, wise, and gripping junior Discworld novel.

Up on the chalk downs known as The Wold, witches are banned -- ever since the Baron’s son vanished in the woods. Anyway, as all witches know, chalk is no good for magic.

Nine-year-old Tiffany Aching thinks her Granny Aching -- a wise shepherd -- might have been a witch, but now Granny Aching is dead and it’s up to Tiffany to work it all out when strange things begin happening. There’ s a fairy-tale monster in the stream, a headless horseman and, strangest of all, the tiny blue men in kilts, the Wee Free Men, who have come looking for the new “hag” . These are the Nac Mac Feegles, the pictsies, who like nothing better than thievin’ , fightin’ and drinkin’. When Tiffany’s young brother goes missing, Tiffany and the Wee Free Men must join forces to save him from the Queen of the Fairies.


From the Hardcover edition.
TERRY PRATCHETT is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young reader...
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Title:The Wee Free Men: A Story Of DiscworldFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7 × 4.4 × 0.9 inPublished:August 2, 2010Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0552562904

ISBN - 13:9780552562904

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Terry Pratchett You can't find an author that compares with Terry Pratchett's story telling abilities. So funny, smart and witty. Having read all his books I am at a loss of where to turn to next and nothing else measures up. Make sure you read these books in order of publication or you miss so many references and jokes.
Date published: 2017-05-25

Editorial Reviews

“Ethically challenging, beautifully orchestrated, philosophically opposed to the usual plot fixes of fantasy.” -- Guardian“A passion for language, wordplay and puns bursts from the pages.” -- Daily Telegraph "Funny, terrifying and enlightening and quite, quite brilliant." --Starburst"Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar." --The Times"Teen witch Tiffany is one of [Terry Pratchett's] most formidable creations yet." --Time Out"Ingenious mélange of fantasy, action, humour, and sly bits of social commentary."--Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition.