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The Wee Free Men : (Discworld Novel 30)

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EVERY LAND NEEDS ITS OWN WITCH . . . Up on the Wold, there's a monster in the river and a headless horseman in the drive. And now Granny Aching has gone, there's only young Tiffany Aching left to guard the boundaries. To stop . . . things getting through. It's her land. Her duty. But it's amazing how useful a horde of unruly pictsies can be - as long as they are pointed in the right direction and can stop fighting each other first . . . FROM MASTER STORYTELLER TERRY PRATCHETTshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 109.22 x 177.8 x 22.86mm | 181.44g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • w. ills.
  • 0552562904
  • 9780552562904
  • 4,872

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 * "Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar" * The Times *show more

Review Text

"Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar"show more

Back cover copy

EVERY LAND NEEDS ITS OWN WITCH . . . Up on the Wold, there's a monster in the river and a headless horseman in the drive. And now Granny Aching has gone, there's only young Tiffany Aching left to guard the boundaries. To stop . . . things getting through. It's her land. Her duty. But it's amazing how useful a horde of unruly pictsies can be - as long as they are pointed in the right direction and can stop fighting each other first . . . FROM MASTER STORYTELLER TERRY PRATCHETTshow more

Rating details

69,191 ratings
4.25 out of 5 stars
5 48% (32,928)
4 34% (23,703)
3 15% (10,173)
2 3% (1,785)
1 1% (602)

Our customer reviews

Tiffany is a witch, as she will find out. But even before discovering her being a witch she is not a common girl. She likes to learn and she makes cheese and if there is a problem she just faces it (possibly with the strangest weapon). And she is aided by the wee free men, the most laughable and amusing people in all worlds. A different kind of children book, perfectly agreable for any age.show more
by Elisa
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