Book:Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch
|Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch|
|Co-author(s)||Rhianna Pratchett and Gabrielle Kent|
|Publication date||October 2023|
|Main characters||Tiffany Aching|
|All data relates to the first UK edition.|
Tiffany Aching’s Guide to Being a Witch is an upcoming illustrated in-universe Discworld book, written by Rhianna Pratchett and Gabrielle Kent, and illustrated by Paul Kidby. It is being published to commemorate twenty years of Tiffany Aching, around the anniversary of the publication of The Wee Free Men. It was first announced on 12 May, 2023, with the cover and more details revealed on 1 June, 2023.
An illustrated and practical guide to being a witch in Discworld, covering everything you’ve ever wanted to know from telling the bees to magical cheese, from dealing with elves to making deals with demons, from tending flocks to fending off forces from other worlds. This beautiful and practical guide has been compiled by Tiffany Aching herself, including snippets of remembered wisdom from Granny Aching alongside notes from Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, Miss Tick, and Rob Anybody who offer their own unique perspectives on all things witchcraft. Whether you’re a herbologist or a headologist, this book will inspire and empower new witches and seasoned practitioners alike.
According to Rhianna Pratchett, the book contains “musings on witchly matters such as apprenticeships, attire, magic, gods, monsters and (of course) Feegles, and containing annotations from your favourite witches”. The cover features Tiffany Aching, Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, Mrs Proust and Miss Treason.
- @rhipratchett’s announcement tweet (12 May, 2023)
- @paulkidby’s announcement tweet (12 May, 2023)
- terrypratchett.com article (1 June, 2023)
- The Bookseller article (1 June, 2023)