Tiffany Aching, a young witch-in-training, learns about magic and responsibility as she battles a disembodied monster with the assistance of the six-inch-high Wee Free Men and Mistress Weatherwax, the greatest witch in the world. Annotation. 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 BillyBigchin. 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 Medalistand writer extraordinaire.Tiffany Aching, a young witch-in-training, learns about magic and responsibility as she battles a disembodied monster with the assistance of the six-inch-high Wee Free Men and Mistress Weatherwax, the greatest witch in the world.
This sequel to WEE FREE MEN finds 11-year-old witch-in-training Tiffany Aching once again battling the forces of evil. This time out however, she has become the unwilling host to a Hiver, a seemingly unstoppable, deeply evil parasite out to take control of her magical powers. Knowing that Tiffany is in danger, the Wee Free Men (including Rob Anybody, Daft Wullie, and Awfully Wee Billy Bigchin), rush to her aid--but do they have what it takes to rescue Tiffany from herself? A Kirkus Editor's Choice for 2004.
- Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction
- Romance, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, Legends + Myths + Fables / General, Horror + Ghost Stories, General, Action + Adventure / General
- June 1, 2004
- June 1, 2004
- Terry Pratchett