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Contributor(s): Pratchett, Terry (Author)

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ISBN: 0060586605     ISBN-13: 9780060586607
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2004
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Annotation: From the Carnegie Medalist and author of the bestselling Discworld series comes this spine-tingling sequel to "The Wee Free Men." Tiffany Aching is off to begin her apprenticeship in magic, but she's being followed by an insidious presence.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Fantasy - General
- Young Adult Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Young Adult Fiction | Girls & Women
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2003021443
Age Level: 12-15
Grade Level: 7-10
Lexile Measure: 750(Not Available)
Series: Tiffany Aching
Physical Information: 1" H x 6.16" W x 9.42" (1.17 lbs) 288 pages
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Awards: Locus Awards, Winner, Young Adult, 2005
Young Reader's Choice Award, Winner, Senior/Grades 10-12, 2007
Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 04/26/2004 pg. 68
Booklist 04/15/2004 pg. 1451
Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2004 pg. 446
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2004 pg. 388
Kliatt 05/01/2004 pg. 12
School Library Journal 07/01/2004 pg. 111
Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2004 pg. 460
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2004 pg. 399 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Kirkus Review - Children 12/01/2004 pg. 1146
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2004 pg. 399 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Publishers Weekly 04/26/2004
ALA Best Books Young Adults 02/15/2005 pg. 1008
ALA Notable Children's Books 02/15/2005 pg. 1022
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 78873
Reading Level: 5.3   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 12.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
The Heroine: Tiffany Aching, incipient witch and cheese maker extraordinaire. Once saved world from Queen of the Elves. Is about to discover that battling evil monarchs is child's play compared to mortal combat with a Hiver (see below). At eleven years old, is boldest heroine ever to have confronted the Forces of Darkness while armed with a frying pan.

The Threat: A Hiver, insidious disembodied presence drawn to powerful magic. highly dangerous, frequently lethal. Cannot be stopped with iron or fire. Its target: Tiffany Aching (see above).

The Nac Mac Feegle: A.k.a. the Wee Free Men. Height: six inches. Color: blue. Famed for drinking, stealing, and fighting. Will attack anything larger than themselves. Members include: Rob Anybody, Daft Wullie, and Awfully Wee Billy Bigchin. Allies to Tiffany Aching (see above).

The Book: Hilarious, breathtaking, spine-tingling sequel to the acclaimed "Wee Free Men."

The Author: Terry Pratchett, celebrated creator of the internationally best-selling Discworld series. Carnegie Medalist and writer extraordinaire.


Contributor Bio(s): Pratchett, Terry: -

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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