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A chilling, plucky yet playful novel for older children, and adults. Tiffany Aching’s magic has woken an evil being who has a intense loathing for all things witch. The Cunning Man is something that Tiffany has to face on her own, yet she needs help, thank goodness for The Wee Free Men and Granny Weatherwax. Please do note that while Tiffany started in ‘The Wee Free Men’ as a young girl, she is now very nearly 16, and this, her fourth novel, has a deeper, darker mood that I feel is more suitable for teenagers. No matter how many times I read Terry Pratchett’s novels, his words affect me deeply, one moment sadness overwhelms, while in the next a well needed roar of laughter overtakes me while blowing a raspberry. I simply adore ‘I Shall Wear Midnight’, it touches every mood, shakes thoughts and tickles feelings, ‘The Tiffany Aching novels’ are for me, a most definite must read.
Tiffany Aching is a witch alone. Well, that's how she feels. Everyone seems so, apart. People respect her, but also fear her. There are loads of secrets she can't share. And when the Baron dies, and Tiffany is framed for his murder, it's clearer than ever that she is, well... not liked Now Tiffany must journey to Ankh-Morpork, to inform the Baron's heir, Roland, of his father's death. But on the way she meets something that likes witches very much... a bit too much - an evil ball of spite and malice that has only now woken up. And is out to get witches everywhere...
Adventure, magic and the usual dark, dry humour will keep you entertained from start to finish - Stoke on Trent Sentinel
... everything gets very funny - Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle
Writing at the height of his powers . . . he makes us laugh a lot. - Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times funny - Oxford Mail
Tiffany Aching fans should be ecstatic - Publishers Weekly starred review
Teen witch Tiffany is one of [Pratchett's]most formidable creations yet - Time Out
Publication date: 25/05/2017
Publisher: Corgi Childrens an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
|Publication date:||25th May 2017|
|Author:||Terry Pratchett, Laura Ellen Andersen|
|Publisher:||Corgi Childrens an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction,|
|Categories:||Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),|
Terry Pratchett (Author) Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015. Laura Ellen Andersen (Illustrator) When she's not trying to take over the world or fighting sock-stealing monsters, Laura Ellen Anderson is a professional children's book author ...More About Terry Pratchett, Laura Ellen Andersen