Tiffany Aching is a nine year old girl who has read the entire dictionary all the way through, (nobody told her otherwise)and wants to be a witch . She was down by the river with her little brother wentworth she sees two tiny blue men with kilts in a basket and they said " Crivens! Gang awa' oot o' here ya daft wee hinny! Wear da green heid!" and then they paddled away. Seconds later a big green monster popped out of the water and tried to eat her little brother! Luckily she got away before the monster got him. after that she saw the little blue men everywhere. She runs home looks at her grandmothers book of fairy tales and takes a frying pan to the river and smacks the monster with it. The next day the teachers got to the chalk and Tiffany decides to go down and see what their teaching. At the very back of the forest Tiffany sees a black tent with writing on it. After that Tiffany meets Miss Tick who tells her a bit about witching. Her brother goes missing and it turns out he was stolen by the queen of the faeries. Tiffany has to save her brother. If you like books full of adventure and what not, you will love The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett.