Meet Tiffany Aching, young trainee witch, and her allies - the fighting pictsies known as the Wee Free Men - in this first novel in a fantastic sequence.
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.
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 *