A Hat Full of Sky

A Hat Full of Sky : (Discworld Novel 32)

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THE SECOND BOOK IN THE TIFFANY ACHING SERIES
Something is coming after Tiffany. . .

Tiffany Aching is ready to begin her apprenticeship in magic, but life isn't exactly what she thought it would be.

She expects spells and magic - not chores and ill-tempered goats! Surely there must be more to witchcraft than this?

And Tiffany will find that she needs her magic more than ever, to fight off the insidious, disembodied creature that is pursuing her.

This time, neither Mistress Weatherwax (the greatest witch in the world) nor the fierce, six-inch-high Wee Free Men can protect her. In the end, it will take all of Tiffany's inner strength to save herself. Will she succeed?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 200 x 22mm | 244g
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0
  • 0552551449
  • 9780552551441
  • 16,482

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In this humorous sequel to The Wee Free Men, Tiffany has got to learn to be a real witch really quickly, with the help of arch-witch Mistress Weatherwax
Tiffany Aching, a hag from a long line of hags, is trying out her witchy talents again as she is plunged into yet another adventure when she leaves home and is apprenticed to a "real" witch. This time, will the thievin', fightin' and drinkin' skills of the Nac Mac Feegle - the Wee Free Men - be of use, or must Tiffany rely on her own abilities?
This is the third novel in the junior Discworld series that started with the enormously popular tale: The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents.
The second in the series, The Wee Free Men, is now available in paperback. "From the Hardcover edition.
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A great Pratchett strength is the sense that if the jokes . . . were dropped there would still be a good, engaging fantasy thriller here
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Pratchett's ear for dialogue is superb . . . His deep feeling for landscape, animals, kindness and courage make his adventures deeply satisfying as well as clever * The Times * Oodles of dry wit, imagination and shrewdly observed characters * Independent on Sunday * A great Pratchett strength is the sense that if the jokes . . . were dropped there would still be a good, engaging fantasy thriller here * Independent * Fantastically inventive and humorous fantasy adventure. Fans will be sky high * The Sunday Times * Funny, typically humorous . . . A must for any Terry Pratchett fan . . . With its witty and slightly confusing plot-twists and hilarious dialogue, this is, without doubt, another great children's book * Bristol Evening Post *
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About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books which have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. He was awarded a knighthood for services to literature in 2009, although he always wryly maintained that his greatest service to literature was to avoid writing any.

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