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  • Published: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780552553698
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $19.99


(Discworld Novel 35)

The third in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching.

When the Spirit of Winter takes a fancy to young witch Tiffany Aching, he wants her to stay in his gleaming, frozen world. For ever.

It will take all the young witch's skill and cunning, as well as help from the legendary Granny Weatherwax and the irrepressible Wee Free Men, to survive until Spring. Because if Tiffany doesn't make it to Spring -

- Spring won't come.


  • Published: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780552553698
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $19.99

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.


Paul Kidby

Paul Kidby is thirty-four and lives behind an easel in Dorset. He is best-known for his illustrations of Discworld and its inhabitants in The Pratchett Portfolio, The Discworld Diaries, The Tourist Guide to Lancre and his prints and greeting cards.

Praise for Wintersmith

Pratchett's one-liners, the comic dialogue of the Feegles, the satire about teenagers and the credulousness of the ordinary folk make for a characteristically entertaining mix

The Sunday Times

Terry Pratchett kicks the bejaysus out of JK Rowling . . . If you haven't read Pratchett before then give yourself a treat and buy this book

In Dublin

Exhuberant energy and humour

The Children's Bookseller

Charming in every sense of the word. Beautifully written and at times highly comic, it is an extraordinary achievement

Books for Keeps

Sure to be as popular with both children and adults as all his other books

Croydon Advertiser

Lively wit, sly wisdom and compelling narratives

Leicester Mercury

Pratchett's usual mix of uproarious comedy and deceptively serious thought

Southern Daily Echo

He's probably the funniest writer in English today . . . great themes with huge doses of comedy

South Wales Evening Post

Funny and winning as ever

Nottingham Evening Post

Crackles with energy and humour

Leicester Mercury

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