The Wee Free Men (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Description


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 Feegleaka the Wee Free Mena 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. . . .

A Story of Discworld

About the Author


Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE, is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998, and knighted in 2009. He is the author of the phenomenally successful "Discworld "series. Many of his books have been adapted for the stage and are published by Methuen Drama.

Praise For…


“Like Celtic mythology fused with ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer.’”
-New York Times Book Review

“Wonderful language, genuinely scary explorations, and a young girl whose growing up is believable and exciting.”
-The Chicago Tribune

“An enthralling and rewarding read.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A glorious read.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“Just the package to appeal to those who admire not just a brave heart but a quick comeback as well.”
-The Horn Book (starred review)

“The Carnegie Medal winner’s fans will not be disappointed.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“The humor and the danger will appeal to Discworld fans and also readers who relish J. K. Rowling’s Harry.”
-ALA Booklist

“A lovely romp for Pratchett fans of all ages.”
-Locus

“Perfect for anyone who enjoys The Princess Bride and the works of Douglas Adams.” (starred review)
-KLIATT

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060012380
ISBN-10: 0060012382
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Publication Date: August 15th, 2006
Pages: 375
Language: English