• "Funny, action-packed . . . a rip-roaring read."

    The Sun
  • "Full of [Pratchett's] burgeoning wit and wordplay . . . A delightful romp."

    Sunday Times
  • "A splendid collection . . . rumbustious, irreverent and hilarious."

  • "A good choice for the chapter-book set, this is highly recommended for reading aloud to younger children as well . . . Pratchett’s vast, all-ages fan base will be intrigued by these early offerings, while their accessibility and skillful storytelling will pull in young newcomers to the masterful author's work."

  • "Charming and funny . . . Accompanied by Beech’s wiry Quentin Blake–like illustrations, as well as numerous typographical flourishes, this volume will please both its intended audience and older Pratchett completists."

    Publishers Weekly