Philip Pullman returns to the world of His Dark Materials with this magnificent first volume of The Book of Dust - now available in paperback and illustrated throughout by Chris Wormell.
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.
Fans of His Dark Materials will find themselves joyfully
immersed in a familiar world . . . meanwhile, awaiting first-time
readers is all the pleasure of commencing their own journey into
this most captivating of universes at the very beginning of Lyra's
story * Independent *
No one else writes like Pullman . . . entirely worth the 17-year wait * Imogen Russell Williams, Metro *
A rich, imaginative, vividly characterised rite-of-passage tale * Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times *
An utter joy . . . generous, frightening, thrilling, clever and ingenious * Scotsman *
High-octane adventure accompanies ingenious plotting * The Times *
A thrilling page-turner * Daily Express *