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Secrets of the Wee Free Men and Discworld: The Myths and Legends of Terry Pratchett's Multiverse

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A fascinating guide to the international bestselling Discworld series and the award-winning The Wee Free Men—soon to be a major motion picture

Before J. K. Rowling became the best-selling author in Britain, Terry Pratchett wore that hat. With over 45 million books sold, Pratchett is an international phenomenon. His brainchild is the Discworld series—novels he began as parodies of other works like Macbeth, Faust, and The Arabian Nights. The Wee Free Men, one of Pratchett's most popular novels, will be made into a movie by Spider-Man director Sam Raimi. It's the story of 9-year-old wannabe witch Tiffany Aching, who unites with the Nac Mac Feegle (6-inch-tall blue men who like to fight and love to drink) to free her brother from an evil fairy queen.

A fun, interactive guide that will explore the land of Discword, Secrets of The Wee Free Men and Discworld is filled with sidebars, mythology trivia, and includes a bio of the fascinating author Terry Pratchett, and an in-depth analysis of his work. This unofficial guide is a great resource for readers of The Wee Free Men and the other books of the Discworld series.

About the Author

LINDA M. WASHINGTON, a freelance writer, has written several books for kids. She lives in Carol Stream, Illinois.

CARRIE PYYKKONEN has degrees in Early Childhood Education and Geography. She lives in Wheaton, Illinois.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312372439
Author:
Washington, Linda
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Author:
Pyykkonen, Carrie
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
Discworld (Imaginary place)
Subject:
Pratchett, Terry
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Children s-Collections
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 13
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes one line drawing
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.652 in
Age Level:
13-17

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