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  • 4 stars across 89 books
    Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford.
    4th November 2004

    The Firework Maker's Daughter

    What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is . . . a Firework-Maker! But firework-making is not just a... More

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    4th November 2004

    Clockwork

    Tick, tock, tick, tock! Some stories are like that. Once you've wend them up, nothing will stop them ...A tormented appr... More

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    19th October 2017

    La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One

    Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the Ri... More

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    5th March 2015

    Northern Lights

    "Without this child, we shall all die." Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scho... More

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    1st November 2005

    The Scarecrow and his Servant

    One night there was a thunderstorm. A tattered scarecrow stood in the wind and rain, taking no notice . . . until a bolt... More

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    4th November 2004

    I Was a Rat!

    'I WAS A RAT!' So insists Roger. Maybe it's true. But what is he NOW? A terrifying monster rampaging in the sewers? ... More

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    2nd April 2007

    His Dark Materials

    This is Philip Pullman's classic trilogy in one slipcase. Since the first volume was published in 1995, and has now been... More

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    3rd November 2011

    Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp

    Philip Pullman's wry wit and award-winning talent brings much to this rich, dark and uplifting rendition of the cl... More

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    5th March 2015

    The Subtle Knife

    The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 1997, and acclaime... More

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    5th March 2015

    The Amber Spyglass

    The third volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 2000, and acclaimed... More

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