The fairies are back, but this time they don't just want your teeth . . . Granny Weatherwax and her tiny coven are up against real elves. There's a full supporting cast of dwarfs, wizards, trolls, Morris dancers and one orangutan. It's Midsummer Night -- no time for dreaming. And lots of hey-nonny-nonny and blood all over the place.
Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated movie. His first Discworld novel for children, THE AMAZING MAURICE AND HIS EDUCATED RODENTS, was awarded the 2001 Carnegie Medal.