This is a wonderful new episode from the world of Philip Pullman's bestselling trilogy, His Dark Materials. In Lyra's Oxford the reader shares the huge excitement of discovering a small bundle of material that has somehow slipped between Lyra's universe and our own. The book includes a wonderful new story by Philip Pullman, fully illustrated intricate maps and other ephemera from Lyra's universe. The text is illustrated throughout in beautiful black and white wood-blocks by the highly acclaimed engraver, John Lawrence, together with specially printed three-colour pull out maps of Lyra's Oxford. This publication could have come from a parallel universe. The short story contained within Lyra's Oxford finds Lyra with her daemon Pantalaimon a couple of years after the end of The Amber Spyglass. Sitting on the roofs of Oxford she sees a bird, the daemon of a witch, a storm petrel flying towards her pursued by a huge and angry flock of starlings. Birds play a big part in this story. And gradually a mystery unfolds-
This is Book 4 in the His Dark Materials Series. See all His Dark Materials books here.
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Philip Pullman is the award-winning author of the bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy. He lives in Oxford, England....More about Philip Pullman
John Lawrence has contributed to over one hundred books for children and adults as an illustrator and wood-engraver. Twice Winner of the Francis Williams Book Illustration Award, his illustrated titles include The Mysteries of Zigomar by Allan Ahlberg; Christmas in Exeter Street; and the Walker Treasure A Year and a Day....More about John Lawrence