The Wee Free Men (Discworld #30 / Tiffany Aching #1)

Author(s): Terry Pratchett; Laura Ellen Andersen (Illustrator, Designed by)

Young Adult

Laugh-out-loud humor and thrilling action combine in this book, which features the complete text of The Wee Free Men and A Hat Full of Sky. These two books launched the unforgettable adventures of a determined young witch and her tiny but fierce blue friends.

"Exuberant and irresistible." --The Washington Post

"What's not to love about a girl who takes on vicious monsters armed with only a frying pan?" --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

When Tiffany Aching sets out to become a witch, she faces ominous foes and gains unexpected allies. As she confronts the Queen of Fairies and battles an ancient, bodiless evil, she is aided (and most ably abetted) by the six-inch-high, fightin', stealin', drinkin' Wee Free Men.

As George R. R. Martin said: "Terry was one of our greatest fantasists, and beyond a doubt the funniest."

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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 "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 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

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.Laura Ellen Andersen (Illustrator) When she's not trying to take over the world or fighting sock-stealing monsters, Laura Ellen Anderson is a professional children's book author and illustrator who lives in north London. The creator of Evil Emperor Penguin for the Phoenix comic, she is also the illustrator of Sibeal Pounder's Witch Wars series and CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell's picture books and Harper fiction series. Laura's first author/illustrator picture book, I Don't Want Curly Hair, was published by Bloomsbury in 2017. She has also created new cover illustrations for Enid Blyton's Famous Five series. www.lauraellenanderson.co.uk @Lillustrator

General Fields

  • : 9780552576307
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Corgi Childrens
  • : July 2017
  • : 198mm X 127mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

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  • : 717
  • : Paperback