WintersmithDiscworld Novels Series
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We thought it was essential to have at least one Terry Pratchett novel in our launch of our teenage and young adult category â€˜NewGenâ€™. This one is Pratchett at his side-splitting best â€“ itâ€™s funny, itâ€™s unputdownable and no one else writes quite like and has the imagination of this great man. Thereâ€™s a risk that theyâ€™ll never be spring again when the spirit of winter falls in love with Tiffany Aching, a young witch who had acted out of place. With help from friends, Tiffany must sort everything out if she wants to make sure that flowers will bloom again. A beautiful fantasy from a prize-winning storyteller.
Wintersmith by Terry PratchettWhen Tiffany Aching - young witch - steps into a dance she shouldn't, the spirit of winter falls in love with her. He gives her roses and icebergs, says it with avalanches and showers her with snowflakes - and suddenly winter is all around her. Tiffany must put the mess right - or there will never be another springtime.
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ReviewsPratchett'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
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Publication date27th September 2007
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PublisherRandom House Children's Books
Interest Age: From 12 from 12