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Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780385606998
(177mm x 119mm x 13mm)
Imprint: David Fickling Books
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Philip Pullman
Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel, Paperback (September 2016)
Lyra and Pantalaimon have journeyed north, in search of the missing children and Lord Asriel. But the frozen wilds are harsh, and enemies are waiting at every turn. If Lyra is to succeed in her quest, she must enlist the help of unexpected allies: an armoured bear and a witch queen. The path ahead will lead to dark truths and grave danger...
Magic Pudding, Paperback (June 2016)
A meaner, sulkier, snider, snarlinger Pudding you've never met. So Bunyip Bluegum finds out when he joins Barnacle Bill (the sailor) and Sam Sawnoff as members of the Noble Society of Pudding Owners, whose "members are required to wander along the roads, indulgin' in conversation, song and story, and eatin' at regular intervals from the Pudding."
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales, Paperback (May 2016)» View all books by Philip Pullman
Rediscover the magic and wonder of the original Grimm Tales, retold by master-storyteller Philip Pullman. Perfect for youth theatres, schools and amateur companies looking for a vivid new version of the classic fairytales.
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Author Biography - Philip Pullman
Philip Pullman is one of the most highly acclaimed children's authors of the decade. He has been on the shortlist of just about every major children's book award in the last few years, and has won the Smarties Prize (Gold Award, 9-11 age category) for THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHTER and the prestigious Carnegie Medal for NORTHERN LIGHTS. He was the first children's author ever to win the Whitbread Prize for his novel THE AMBER SPYGLASS.
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