From School Library Journal
Barbara Wysocki, Cora J. Belden Library, Rocky Hill, CT
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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A sweet book in Terry Pratchett's youth style. (Not to say simplified for kids - this is convoluted and well thought out.) He's the best author out there!Published 6 months ago by Judith Ferrara
Sir PTerry has re-done his very early debut novel (a charming adventure/fantasy) and included his completely captivating illustrations. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Dottie A
Apparently this is Mr. Pratchett's first novel and has nothing to do with Discworld, so don't expect that. It's an intriguing concept... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Treasure Island Books
what a wonderful story from Terry Pratchett. Imagery is beautiful, characters well developed, and of course funny. okay, hysterical! I love Pratchett's story telling.Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
Since I got a used library copy, I was kind of hoping to get the original version instead of the re-written one, but it was the newer one. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Susan Y.
Enjoyable to read but not as enjoyable as the authors other singular novels.
Slightly disappointing in that respect but is primarily written by a 17 yr old & is in fact 22 yrs... Read more
Again, it's the story I didn't like. I was hopeful about this author as when I was looking for new reading material, someone said, "Anything by Terry Pratchett. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sandra Rutten
If you love the Discworld or any of Pratchett's other worlds, this is a fun look at his early work. You can see a lot of his ideas being developed. Read morePublished 22 months ago by RTODD HARTLE
For children and adults! One of my favorite Pratchetts! It is a crying shame that it is out of print! Luckily,it is available used.Published 22 months ago by Flo