The Wee Free Men: The Beginning

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Harper Collins, Aug 24, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 576 pages

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!

Laugh-out-loud humor and breathtaking action combine in the books that launched the unforgettable adventures of a determined young witch and her tiny but fierce blue friends.

 

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

This is the story of a 9 y/o girl who has to find her brothers, discovers she is going to become a witch, meets up with the Nac Mac Feegle, the toad, the queen on her quest to find her brother. It is humorous, the Wee Free Men are quite Scottish and fun. Read full review

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User Review  - AmphipodGirl - LibraryThing

We started to read this to the girls figuring that a YA title would be the perfect place to introduce them to Pratchett. When I read ahead, though, I decided that the horrors of fairyland -- dreams ... Read full review

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Contents

A Clang Well Done
5
Miss Tick
23
Hunt the Hag
42
The Wee Free Men
65
The Green Sea
86
The Shepherdess
99
First Sight and Second Thoughts
113
Land ofWinter
148
Lost Boys
166
Master Stroke
183
Awakening
204
Jolly Sailor
214
Land Under Wave
231
SmallLike Oak Trees
247

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Sir Terry Pratchett's many honors include the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Printz Honor, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Britain's Carnegie Medal, the American Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award for lasting contribution to young adult literature, and the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. His books have sold more than 75 million copies worldwide. Knighted for his "services to literature," Sir Terry lives in England with his wife and many cats.