The Wee Free Men is a children’s novel by Terry Pratchett, first published in 2003. It was later adapted as a play and made into a television movie. In the book, 9-year-old Tiffany Aching sets out to rescue her brother from the Queen of the Fairies with the help of the six-inch tall blue men known as The Wee Free Men.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for children who are interested in fantasy and adventure.
- It is a children’s novel that teaches the importance of loyalty and bravery.
- It is exciting to read with lots of action and adventure.
- The author, Terry Pratchett, has a gift for creating unforgettable characters.
- The book is too childish.
- The story doesn’t make much sense.
- It’s not as good as other books by Pratchett.
Learn more about the author
Terry Pratchett is a British author best known for his comedic and satirical science fiction novels set in the Discworld universe. He has won numerous awards, including the Carnegie Medal, and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1998.
“I love reading about Tiffany Aching and her adventures with the Wee Free Men. They are always exciting and I never know what is going to happen next!”
“This is a fantastic, funny and exciting adventure story which I thoroughly enjoyed. The characters are brilliantly drawn and the setting skilfully brought to life.”
“The Wee Free Men is a Terry Pratchett book, so it’s funny and clever with great characters. Tiffany is an absolutely wonderful heroine who I loved from start to finish. This is one of my favourite books ever!”
“Good fun – a lot of the humour will be lost on adults, but kids should love it. I read it out loud to my 4yo and she laughed uproariously throughout.”