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About the book
  • Published: 1 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9780552555593
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $14.99

I Shall Wear Midnight

(Discworld Novel 38)




A new Discworld novel eagerly anticipated by both adult fans and teenage readers of Terry Pratchett’s exuberant fiction.

Tiffany Aching, the young witch from The Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky and Wintersmith is back in a new adventure featuring Discworld characters both familiar to fans (such as Tiffany, the Wee Free Men, Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg) and new (meet Wee Mad Arthur, the Nac Mac Feegle on the City Watch whose only previous appearance was a brief cameo in Feet of Clay and city witch Mrs Proust - a fabulous Pratchett creation). Oh, and there's a magic book or two, a twist through time, a Cunning Man - and a Giant Man of chalk...

  • Pub date: 1 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9780552555593
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Terry Pratchett

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.

terrypratchett.co.uk

Laura Ellen Andersen

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 and illustrator who lives in north London. The creator of Evil Emperor Penguin for the Phoenix comic, she is also the illustrator of Sibéal Pounder’s Witch Wars series and CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell’s picture books and Harper fiction series. Laura’s first author/illustrator picture book, I Don’t Want Curly Hair, was published by Bloomsbury in 2017. She has also created new cover illustrations for Enid Blyton’s Famous Five series.

www.lauraellenanderson.co.uk
@Lillustrator


Praise for I Shall Wear Midnight

“Tiffany Aching fans, who have been waiting for this novel since Wintersmith, should be ecstatic”

Publishers Weekly - starred review

“A perfect witch's spell of humour, action, character and issue.”

Daily Mail

“A joy; an astonishingly vivid and brilliantly witty creation with breathtakingly dovetailed plotting”

The School Librarian

“Tiffany is one of [Pratchett's]most formidable creations yet”

Time Out

“... this title has summer reading hit written all over it.”

Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“enjoyable inventive”

Financial Times

“... everything gets very funny.”

Nottingham Evening Post

“The real fun of Pratchett's books is the line-by-line inventiveness: the jokes, aphorisms and insights ... writing at the height of his powers, he makes us laugh a lot”

Sunday Times


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