The Wee Free Men: The Beginning

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