Tiffany wants to be a witch when she grows up.A proper one, with a pointy hat. And flying, she's always dreamed of flying (though it's coldup there, you have to wear really thick pants, two layers).But she's worried Tiffany isn't a very 'witchy' name. And a witch has always protected Tiffany's land, to stop the nightmares getting through.Now the nightmares have taken her brother, and it's up to her to get him back.With a horde of unruly fairies at her disposal, Tiffany is not alone. And she is the twentieth granddaughter of her Granny Aching- shepherdess extraordinaire, and protector of the land. Tiffany Aching. Now there'sa rather good name for a witch.'Quite, quite brilliant'StarburstTHE FIRST BOOK IN THE TIFFANY ACHING SERIES
A riotous, wise, and gripping junior Discworld novel from the Carnegie Medal-winning author and acknowledged master of comic fantasy.
"Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar" The Times "A clear example of a comic fantasy classic and, well ... Crivens! It deserves t'sell a millyun copies" Sunday Express "A funny and thought-provoking fantasy, with powerfully visual scenes and characters that remain with readers. A glorious read" School Library Journal "Quite, quite brilliant" Starburst
Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Raising Steam is his fortieth Discworld novel. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. After falling out with his keyboard he now talks to his computer. Occasionally, these days, it answers back. www.terrypratchett.co.uk @terryandrob