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A Hat Full of Sky

by Terry Pratchett

A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
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    May 2004, 288 pages
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    Jun 2005, 448 pages

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By turns hilarious and achingly beautiful, this be just right. Children 12+

Tiffany Aching, a young witch-in-training, learns about magic and responsibility as she battles a disembodied monster with the assistance of the six-inch-high Wee Free Men and Mistress Weatherwax, the greatest witch in the world.  Ages 12+

Terry Pratchett is a household name in England where the books in his satirical Discworld series for adults consistently hit the bestseller lists.  Although not as well known in the USA, his books are becoming increasingly popular (you can browse a number of them at BookBrowse).  'A Hat Full of Sky' is his second book for children, following the success of last year's 'The Wee Free Men'.  The reviewers rate this for 12 years or older but our son, 10 years old at the time, thought it hysterical,  even though I know many of the jokes would have gone straight over his head!

'By turns hilarious and achingly beautiful, this be just right. Ages 12+' - Kirkus Reviews.

This review is from the June 15, 2005 issue of BookBrowse Recommends. Click here to go to this issue.



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