The Wee Free Men
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The Wee Free Men : (Discworld Novel 30)

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A nightmarish danger threatens from the other side of reality . . .

Armed with only a frying pan and her common sense, young witch-to-be Tiffany Aching must defend her home against the monsters of Fairyland. Luckily she has some very unusual help: the local Nac Mac Feegle - aka the Wee Free Men - a clan of fierce, sheep-stealing, sword-wielding, six-inch-high blue men.

Together they must face headless horsemen, ferocious grimhounds, terrifying dreams come true, and ultimately the sinister Queen of the Elves herself . . .

THE FIRST BOOK IN THE TIFFANY ACHING SEQUENCE
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 22mm | 222.26g
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0
  • 0552549053
  • 9780552549059
  • 27,507

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"A funny and thought-provoking fantasy, with powerfully visual scenes and characters that remain with readers. A glorious read"
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"Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar" * The Times * "A clear example of a comic fantasy classic and, well . . . Crivens! It deserves t'sell a millyun copies" * Sunday Express * "A funny and thought-provoking fantasy, with powerfully visual scenes and characters that remain with readers. A glorious read" * School Library Journal * "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 *
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About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett (Author) 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. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

terrypratchett.co.ukPaul Kidby (Illustrator) Paul Kidby is thirty-four and lives behind an easel in Dorset. He is best-known for his illustrations of Discworld and its inhabitants in The Pratchett Portfolio, The Discworld Diaries, The Tourist Guide to Lancre and his prints and greeting cards.
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Rating details

75,240 ratings
4.26 out of 5 stars
5 48% (36,209)
4 34% (25,585)
3 14% (10,909)
2 3% (1,900)
1 1% (637)

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"funny funny funny! meant for kids but i couldn't put it down and now my daughter is reading it,the characters are easy to get involved with and the story makes you want to read more about them, i loved it."show more
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