Publication Date: 06/09/2018 ISBN: 9780241365854 Category:

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One

Philip Pullman

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publication Date: 06/09/2018 ISBN: 9780241365854 Category:
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From the world of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials- now a major critically acclaimed BBC series

*Now coming to the stage in the summer of this year! Performed at The Bridge Theatre from July 2020, it will be a theatrical spectacle not to be missed*

A rich, imaginative, vividly characterised rite-of-passage tale – Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times

WINNER- AUTHOR OF THE YEAR, BRITISH BOOK AWARDS
WINNER- UK AUTHOR, NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 2018

A coming of age story like no other . . .

Philip Pullman’s magnificent bestseller is now in paperback, with new additional illustrations.

Malcolm Polstead’s Oxford life has been one of routine, ordinary even.

He is happiest playing with his daemon, Asta, in their canoe, La Belle Sauvage. But now as the rain builds, the world around Malcolm and Asta it seems is set to become increasingly far from ordinary.

Finding himself linked to a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua, Malcolm is forced to undertake the challenge of his life and to make a dangerous journey that will change him and Lyra for ever . . .

Publisher Review

High-octane adventure accompanies ingenious plotting * The Times * A rich, imaginative, vividly characterised rite-of-passage tale * Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times * 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 *

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