The Wee Free Men

The Wee Free Men : (Discworld Novel 30)

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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: 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'. Then Tiffany's young brother goes missing and Tiffany and the Wee Free Men must join forces to save him from the Queen of the Fairies-show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 110 x 174 x 24mm | 158.76g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552551864
  • 9780552551861
  • 510,187

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.show more

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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 *show more

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