WeeFreeMen

The first Tiffany Aching novel

and thirtieth novel in the Discworld Series

Winner of the Teen Choice WHSmith Book Award for 2004, and of the Locus Award for the Best Young Adult Novel, 2004

UK hbk: Doubleday, 1 May 2003 (0-385-60533-1)
Bookproof: 200 copies
New hbk edition with Paul Kidby cover: Doubleday, 27 April 2017 (978-0-857-53545-0)

Pbk: Corgi, 29 April 2004 (B-format 0-552-54905-3; mass-market 0-552-55186-4)
B format black & Gold cover, June 2008 (978-0-552-15782-7) Initially sold exclusively through Waterstones, their copies having a white circular ‘Exclusive Waterstone’s Edition’ label on them.
A-format reissue, with new Kidby cover: Corgi, 1 July 2010 (978-0-552-56290-4) Contains the first few pages of A Hat Full of Sky at the end.
B-format, with the new Kidby cover, without the extract, Corgi, 24 May 2012 ( 978-0-552-54905-9)
New pbk with cover and illustrations by Laura Ellen Andresen: Corgi, 27 April 2017 (978-0-552-57630-7)

Bookclub: BCA, 2003 (CN 113129)

Large print: Isis, 2010 (978-0-7531-8764-7 hbk; 978-0-7531-8765-4 pbk)

USA hbk: cover illus. Chris Gall, HarperCollins, 13 May 2003 (trade 0-06-001236-6; library 0-06-001237-4)
Bookproof: December 2002
Bookclub: 1144989

Pbk. HarperTrophy, 2004 (0-06-001238-2); new cover, illus Bill Mayer, 2006
Reprint with new cover: HarperCollins, 1 September 2015 (978-0-06-243526-2)

Library hbk of pbk: Turtleback (1-417-62764-6)

Bahasa Indonesian: Pria Cilik Merdeka, trs. Astrid Susanti, Penerbit Atria/PT Serambi Ilmu Semesta, July 2007 (978-979-1112-14-7)

Brazil: Os Pequenos Homens Livres, trs. Ludimila Hashimoto, Conrad, 2010 (978-85-7616-338-1)

Bulgarian: Волният Народец, trs. Katia Ancheva, Vuzev, 2011 (978-954-422-098-3)

Chinese [mainland]: 1. People’s Literature Publishing House, c.2004 [not seen]
2. Dook

Chinese [Taiwan]: [translated title: Tiffany’s Magical Journey], trs. Chi-Chun Hsieh, illus. Chien-Fung Wu, Global Kids Books/Commonwealth, 4,000 copies on 10 May 2004 (KLB04. 986-417-303-0; 0-7868-0828-4 [this is supposed to be the UK’s ISBN, but isn’t. It’s that of another book illustrated by the artist]

Croatian: Tiffany Protiv Vilinske Kraljice, trs. ???? , Skolska knjiga ????

Czech: Svobodnej Národ, trs. Jan Kantörek, Talpress, 30 November 2004 (80-7197-245-2)

Danish: De små blå mænd, trs. Svend Rasnild, Borgen, 2005 (87-21-02447-2)

Dutch: De Vrijgemaakte Ortjes, trs. Venugopalan Ittekot (pseud. of Ruurd Groot), M/De Boekerij, November 2004 (90-225-4069-3)
Reissued under the Mynx imprint, 2009 (978-90-8968-127-0)

Estonian: Tillud Vabamehed, trs.Kaaren Kaer, Varrak, June 2005 (9985-3-0904-9)

Finnish: Vapaat pikkumiehet, trs. Mika Kivimäki, Karisto, September 2003 (951-23-4453-X)
Pbk: Karisto, July 2005 (951-23-4696-6)  [not seen]

French: Les ch’tits homes libres, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, June 2006 (2-84172-339-9)
Pbk with Simonetti cover: Pocket, November 2011 (978-2-266-21265-6)

German: Kleine freie Männer, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Manhattan, 2005 (3-442-54586-2)
Pbk: Goldmann, November 2006 (3-442-46309-2)

Greek: Χιλιαδες νανοι κι ενα τηγα , trs. Anna Papastayrou, Psichogios, March 2007 (978-960-453-065-6)

Hebrew: ‘ בני החודין הקטני, trs. Yonatan Bar, Kidmat Eden [East of Eden] May 20/08 (DNACOD 0031700000052)
 Winner of the 2008 Geffen Award for the Best Translated Fantasy Book

Hungarian pbk: Csip-csap népek, trs. Veronika Farkas, Delta Vision, 10 December 2014 (978-963-395-066-1)

Italian: L’intrepida Tiffany e I Piccoli Uomini Liberi, trs. Maurizio Bartocci, I Grandi Mondadori. September 2004 (88-04-53500-8)
Massmarket: Oscar Mondadori, February 2007 (978-88-04-56353-2)

Japanese: Asunaro Shobo. 6,000 copies in 20 October 2006 (4-7515-2352-X)

Korean: (in 2 vols.) Seoul Cultural Publishers, 2006 (89-532-9669-2 and 89-532-9670-6)

Latvian: Mazie Bríviw ,ķipari, trs. Liana Blumberga, Zvaignzne, 2,000 copies on 21 April 2006 (9984-37-025-9)

Lithuanian: Mažieji laisvūnai, trs. Danguolė Žalytė, Garnelis, 2007 (978-9955-428-87-9)

Norwegian: Skrellingene, trs. Torleif Sjøgren-Erchsen and Marita Liabø, Gyldendal, 2,000 copies in 2004 (82-05-32806-4)

Polish: Wolni Ciutludzie, trs Dorota Malinowska-Grupinska, Prószyński i S-ka, 7 January 2005 (83-7337-935-5)

Portuguese: Os Homenzinhos Livres, trs. Renata Carreira, Coleço TEEN/Saida de Emergencia, August 2010 (978-989-637-247-7)

Romanian: Scoţiduşil Liberi, trs. & notes by Cristina Jinga, Corint Junior, November 2006 (973-7644-59-X)

Russian: Маленький свободный народец, trs. ?, 1) with scenic cover design, Eksmo, 15 February 2016 (978-5-699-81690-3); and 2) with black background, Eksmo, 5 April 2016 (978-5-699-83994-4) [first onlyseen]

Spanish: 1) The Wee Free Men [Los pequeños hombres libres] [sic – English title used above the Spanish], trs. Pilar Ramíres Tello, Toromítico/Almuzara, October 2008 (978-84-96947-59-7)

2) Debols!llo [contracted but not yet published]

Swedish: Små Blå Män, trs. Mats Blomqvist, B.Wahlströms, 2007 (978-91-32-33372-9)

Turkish: Küçük Özgür adamlar, tr. Niran Elçi, Tudem, 3,000 copies in 2007 (978-9944-69-129-1)
Reissue: DeliDolu/Tudem,  September 2016 (978-605-5060-60-2)

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Marc Simonetti