The Wee Free Men

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Young Adult Fiction - 352 pages
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The first in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching.

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 Feegle—aka the Wee Free Men—a 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. . . .

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User Review  - Dawn.Zimmerer - LibraryThing

This book, while YA, has some fantastic adult puns included. The book jacket featured a review from the Oakland Press (Pontiac, MI) which described it as “Monty Python crossed with J.R.R. Tolkien with ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sbelcher - LibraryThing

I have read most of Pratchett's books as they are a favorite escape when the world gets too crazy. I had not read this series yet so started with the Wee Free Men. What a great read. Tiffany takes on ... Read full review

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A Clang Well Done
Miss Tick
Hunt the
The Wee Free
The Green
The Shepherdess
First Sight and Second Thoughts
Land of Winter
Land Under Wave
Small Like Oak Trees
Authors Note
Excerpt from A Hat Full of
Excerpt from The Witchs Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories
The Witchs Vacuum Cleaner

Lost Boys
Master Stroke
Jolly Sailor
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Sir Terry Pratchett was the internationally bestselling author of more than thirty books, including his phenomenally successful Discworld series. His young adult novel, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal, and Where's My Cow?, his Discworld book for “readers of all ages,” was a New York Times bestseller. His novels have sold more than seventy five million (give or take a few million) copies worldwide. Named an Officer of the British Empire “for services to literature,” Pratchett lived in England. He died in 2015 at the age of sixty-six.

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