The third tale in a gloriously inventive fantasy sequence of tales about Tiffany Aching - young witch - and the Nac Mac Feegle - the Wee Free Men.
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.
"Pratchett's one-liners, the comic dialogue of the Feegles, the
satire about teenagers and the credulousness of the ordinary folk
make for a characteristically entertaining mix" * The Sunday Times
"Terry Pratchett kicks the bejaysus out of JK Rowling . . . If you haven't read Pratchett before then give yourself a treat and buy this book" * In Dublin *
"Exhuberant energy and humour" * The Children's Bookseller *
"Charming in every sense of the word. Beautifully written and at times highly comic, it is an extraordinary achievement" * Books for Keeps *
"Sure to be as popular with both children and adults as all his other books" * Croydon Advertiser *