The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner

Terry Pratchett
fantasy, childrens, short stories
The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner (Children's Circle Stories #2) - Terry Pratchett

Poor Mr Swimble is having a bad day.

Rabbits are bouncing out of his hat, pigeons are flying out of his jacket and every time he points his finger, something magically appears – cheese sandwiches, socks... even a small yellow elephant on wheels!

It’s becoming a real nuisance – and he’s allergic to rabbits.

His friends at the Magic Rectangle can’t help, but the mysterious vacuum cleaner he saw that morning may have something to do with it...

Fourteen fantastically funny stories from master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, full of food fights, pirates, wizards and crooks!

‘Arresting stuff! So funny it’s criminal!’ – PC Gorsebush Jones

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Release date: August 20, 2016
Genres: fantasy, childrens, short stories
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Updated: February 03, 2020

Children's Circle Stories :: Series

These short story collections contain short stories written by Terry Pratchett (using the pseudonym "Uncle Jim") for the Bucks Free Press paper's "Children's Circle" section. Most of the stories were originally published in the late 1960s, and have now been re-edited and collected.

Some of the stories found in these volumes were later extended by the author into the novels The Carpet People and Truckers.

Dragons at Crumbling Castle (Children's Circle Stories #1)
The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner (Children's Circle Stories #2)
Father Christmas's Fake Beard (Children's Circle Stories #3)
The Time-travelling Caveman (Children's Circle Stories #4)