Wintersmith

Full of rich humor, wisdom, and eventfulness.” —Horn Book (starred review) By beloved and bestselling Terry Pratchett, this is the third in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching.

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062435286

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

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The third in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching. When the Spirit of Winter takes a fancy to Tiffany Aching, he wants her to stay in his gleaming, frozen world. Forever. 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.

Wintersmith

When witch-in-training Tiffany Aching accidentally interrupts the Dance of the Seasons and awakens the interest of the elemental spirit of Winter, she requires the help of the six-inch-high, sword-wielding, sheep-stealing Wee Free Men to ...

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Corgi Books

ISBN: 9780552562898

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

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SAYING IT WITH FROZEN ROSES AND ICEBERGS . . . Tiffany Aching leaps into a dance - and suddenly the spirit of winter is in love with her. He's showering her with snowflakes and offering her a crown of ice - which is creepy, but also just a little bit . . . cool. Now she's dancing to his tune. She can't change the steps. But unless Tiffany can work out how to deal with the Wintersmith, there will never be another springtime . . . FROM MASTER STORYTELLER TERRY PRATCHETT

Wintersmith

The wintersmith has found the big wee hag — now then, settle doon!' He waited until the shouting and sword-rattling had died down, then went on: 'We cannae ...

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407042505

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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'Crivens!' Tiffany Aching put one foot wrong, made just one little mistake . . . And now the spirit of winter is in love with her. He gives her roses and icebergs and showers her with snowflakes, which is tough when you're thirteen, but also just a little bit . . . cool. And if Tiffany doesn't work out how to deal with him, there will never be another springtime . . . Crackling with energy and humour, Wintersmith is the third tale in a sequence about Tiffany Aching and the Wee Free Men - the Nac Mac Feegles who are determined to help Tiffany, whether she wants it or not. 'An extraordinary achievement'Books for Keeps 'A characteristically entertaining mix'Sunday Times 'One of the best and one of the funniest English authors alive' Independent

Wintersmith

When witch-in-training Tiffany Aching accidentally interrupts the Dance of the Seasons and awakens the interest of the elemental spirit of Winter, she requires the help of the six-inch-high, sword-wielding, sheep-stealing Wee Free Men to ...

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Doubleday Children's

ISBN: 9780857535474

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Page: 384

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SAYING IT WITH FROZEN ROSES AND ICEBERGS Young witch Tiffany Aching leaps into a dance - and suddenly the spirit of winter is in love with her. Now she's dancing to his tune, and she can't change the steps. Unless she can work out how to deal with the Wintersmith, there will never be another springtime . . . 'Oodles of dry wit, imagination and shrewdly observed characters' Independent on Sunday




Fantasy and the Real World in British Children s Literature

... complements the more customary spring dance by summoning winter. But the wintersmith«s error also depends on Tiffany«s own appearance, ...

Author: Caroline Webb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317935748

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 164

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This study examines the children’s books of three extraordinary British writers—J.K. Rowling, Diana Wynne Jones, and Terry Pratchett—and investigates their sophisticated use of narrative strategies not only to engage children in reading, but to educate them into becoming mature readers and indeed individuals. The book demonstrates how in quite different ways these writers establish reader expectations by drawing on conventions in existing genres only to subvert those expectations. Their strategies lead young readers to evaluate for themselves both the power of story to shape our understanding of the world and to develop a sense of identity and agency. Rowling, Jones, and Pratchett provide their readers with fantasies that are pleasurable and imaginative, but far from encouraging escape from reality, they convey important lessons about the complexities and challenges of the real world—and how these may be faced and solved. All three writers deploy the tropes and imaginative possibilities of fantasy to disturb, challenge, and enlarge the world of their readers.

Terry Pratchett

Discworld 35 – Wintersmith Wintersmith (Doubleday, 2006). First UK edition in priced dustwrapper at £14.99. Blue boards with gilt titles.

Author: Craig Cabell

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN: 1843588641

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

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Terry Pratchett is one of the most loved writers in the world. With worldwide sales of over 65 million copies in 37 languages, his novels are eagerly awaited by his legions of fans year after year. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic was released in 1983 and ever since then the series, with its whimsical heroes and fiendish foes, has delighted both young and old alike. In 2007 Pratchett announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. He has courageously faced the disease head-on, equalling the determination of his characters in his vivid and satirical novels. In Terry Pratchett - The Spirit of Fantasy, Craig Cabell examines his extraordinary life, showcased against the backdrop of his irreverent works. With 2011 the 40th anniversary year of his first novel, The Carpet People, this is a fitting time to pay tribute to the author's artistic achievements and celebrate one of Britain's true national treasures. Featuring an in-depth look at the man and his work, as well as on-screen adaptations and a complete UK bibliography and collector's guide, this is essential reading for any fan.


Kentucky Records

Mother - in - law of H. G. Wintersmith . Stevens , Clarissa - born May 28 , 1827 , died 1891 . Smith , Dr. J. W. - born Aug. 26 , 1796 , died Sept.

Author: William Ardery

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Category: Reference

Page: 257

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Records from Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln (first three great counties), Bath, Bourbon, bracken, Clark, Fleming, Harrison, Hardin, Jessamine, Mason, Madison, Montgomery, Nicholas, Oldham, Scott, Woodford, Warren.


A Tortured Soul

So I was in Wintersmith. At least that meant Emily wouldn't have a problem with coming to visit me. I'll admit, I was relieved to finally make it to the ...

Author: Marc Nobbs

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1326732102

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Paul Robertson's epic "Coming of Age" story continues in this follow-up to the novel, A Good Man. After almost a year running from his grief on a road trip around The United States, Paul returns to Westmouthsire for a fresh start at university. But he knows he can no longer run from his problems. He knows he has to turn and face them if he is ever to get on with his life. But that's not as easy as it sounds. New friends. An old enemy. And a voice that haunts his days and fills his dreams. Will Paul ever find a cure for his tortured soul?

The African Americans

Wintersmith received a life sentence for conspiracy to sell crack in 1994 , although he was just a teenager at the time of his first and only conviction .

Author: Henry Louis Gates (Jr.)

Publisher: Smiley Books

ISBN: 1401935141

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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Chronicles five hundred years of African-American history from the origins of slavery on the African continent through Barack Obama's second presidential term, examining contributing political and cultural events.

Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children s Literature

Tiffany is beguiled by the Wintersmith, the creator of winter, and when she dances with him, her action sets in train a sequence during which the ...

Author: Christopher Kelen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317394798

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being, with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland (and vice versa). In a sense all children’s literature depends on the idea that children are different, separate, and in command of their own imaginative spaces and places. Although the idea of child rule is a persistent theme in discussions of children’s literature (or about children and childhood) the metaphor itself has never been properly unpacked with critical reference to examples from those many texts that are contingent on the authority and/or power of children. Child governance and autonomy can be seen as natural or perverse; it can be displayed as a threat or as a promise. Accordingly, the "child rule"-motif can be seen in Robinsonades and horror films, in philosophical treatises and in series fiction. The representations of self-ruling children are manifold and ambivalent, and range from the idyllic to the nightmarish. Contributors to this volume visit a range of texts in which children are, in various ways, empowered, discussing whether childhood itself may be thought of as a nationality, and what that may imply. This collection shows how representations of child governance have been used for different ideological, aesthetic, and pedagogical reasons, and will appeal to scholars of children’s literature, childhood studies, and cultural studies.

The Last Hundred Days

American cold war relations: Shrapnel admired Wintersmith's phlegmatic limey wit and Wintersmith looked up to Shrapnel as a man of action.

Author: Patrick McGuinness

Publisher: Seren

ISBN: 1854115618

Category: Fiction

Page: 123

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Once 'the Paris of the East', Bucharest in 1989 is a world of danger, repression and corruption, but also of intensity and ravaged beauty. As Ceausescu's demolition squads race to destroy the old city and replace it with a sinister Stalinist Legoland, its inhabitants live out communism's dying days not knowing how or where things will end. In 'The Last Hundred Days' a young English student arrives in Bucharest to take up a job he never applied for and whose duties are never made clear. He finds dissidents, party apparatchiks, black-marketeers, diplomats, spies and ordinary Romanians, all watching each other as Europe's most paranoid regime plays out its bloody endgame.



Kentucky Public Documents

50 , R. C. Wintersmith , interest on 6 per cent . 30 year bonds of the State , due July 1 , 1850 , Dec. 20. To warrant No. 51 , J. Barbour , interest on ...

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Journal

I , Thomas S. Page , auditor of public accounts , do certify that upon settlement this day with R. C. Wintersmith , treasurer , there remains in his hands ...

Author: Kentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives

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