Series: His Dark Materials (No. 1) Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon, Pantalaimon, always by her side. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman’s epic. Editorial Reviews. ediclumpoti.ga Review. Some books improve with age--the age of the reader, Northern Lights: His Dark Materials 1 by [Pullman, Philip]. Read "Northern Lights: His Dark Materials 1" by Philip Pullman available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get £3 off your first download.
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'Without this child, we shall all die.'Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon. The award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy is a breathtaking epic adventure spanning a multitude of worlds. Northern Lights, the opening instalment, sees. (). cover image of Once Upon a Time in the North (). cover image of The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials Northern Lights. His Dark.
Featuring wonderful new illustrations from Peter Bailey this beautiful fairytale is perfect for readers young and old. Lila doesn't just want to be a Firework-Maker's daughter, she wants to be a Firework Maker herself.
But although she's learned a lot she still must get through the most difficult and dangerous part of her apprenticeship - and her father won't tell her what it is.
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In search of this final Firework-Making secret, Lila heads off alone on a journey. It is a journey filled with dangers beyond anything she could have imagined, a journey on which she will learn so much more than the one secret she set out to find. Philip Pullman's classic trilogy is now available as a stunning bind-up edition with a new cover by acclaimed illustrator Chris Wormell.
Today, the story of Lyra and her daemon is read and loved by adults and children alike. Featuring wonderful new illustrations from Peter Bailey, this brilliantly funny and moving tale by multi-award winning Philip Pullman, is perfect for readers young and old.
One night, during a terrible thunderstorm, a boy named Jack shelters in a barn. The following morning he is confused to find a scarecrow with a turnip head calling out to him.
For a moment he thinks he is imagining it. But he isn't, the scarecrow has been struck by lightning in exactly the right way to bring him completely to life.
Jack becomes the scarecrow's personal servant and together they decide to set out and see the world. It is a journey that neither of them could have possibly imagined, filled with adventure - and it will change them both in ways they never expected. Tick, tick, tick, tock. Once you've wound some things up nothing can stop them. It is a cold winter's night when Karl enters the White Horse Tavern looking like he's swallowed a thundercloud.
His final task as a clockmaker apprentice is to make a new figure for the great clock of Glockenheim. He has not made the figure - or got any idea of what it could be, and the unveiling is tomorrow. Fritz is also in the tavern; there to read aloud his new spooky story. Like Karl, he hasn't finished. Well, he knows how the story starts and he knows it's called Clockwork - so, with the snow swirling down outside, he sets his story going and just has to hope that the ending will come to him as he tells it.
Suddenly, Fritz's story and real life merge in a completely sinister way - and just like clockwork it can't be stopped.
Now you have the opportunity to revisit her adventures in Northern Lights, with this graphic novel adaptation of a masterpiece, which comes to life with incredible full-colour art.
Follow Lyra's story once again in a way you've never experienced it before, as the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears. Lyra hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, never suspecting the shocking truth, that she alone is destined to win, or to lose, this more-than-mortal battle. This edition combines all three illustrated volumes of the story, now available for the very first time in hardback.
First published in , and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature. We're going to the land of the dead and we're going to come back. Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated.
But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been - and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned What is he? A friend, or an enemy? He is a murderer. Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra.
Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds CD-Audio Release Date: Across the River Thames which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage is the Godstow Priory where the nuns live.
Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua. And, as an actor, it was a true privilege to be asked to record La Belle Sauvage, the first book of this new work.
This book contains a story and several other things. The other things might be connected with the story, or they might not; they might be connected to stories that haven't appeared yet.
Two years after the conclusion of The Amber Spyglass, Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon sit high on the roof of Jordan College, gazing down on the streets of Oxford. But their peace is shattered by a flock of enraged starlings, who seem intent on knocking another bird out of the sky - a bird that Lyra and Pan quickly realise is a witch's daemon.
The daemon carries worrying tidings of a terrible sickness spreading in the north, and claims that only Lyra can help him - but is he really friend, or foe? Illustrated throughout with exquisite wood-cut engravings by John Lawrence, this beautifully packaged story also contains an extract of Pullman's second short story set in the His Dark Materials world, Once Upon a Time in the North, a map and other missives that seem to have slipped from Lyra's world into our own.
This is a wonderful new episode from the world of Philip Pullman's bestselling trilogy, His Dark Materials. In Lyra's Oxford the reader will share the huge excitement of discovering a small bundle of material that has somehow slipped between Lyra's universe and our own. This is a dramatised audio with production by Garrick Hagon and narrated by Philip Pullman with a full cast. A devastating story of love, betrayal and revenge, The Butterfly Tattoo is a gripping early novel from Carnegie Medal-winning author, Philip Pullman.
Chris falls in love with Jenny the moment he sets eyes on her at an Oxford ball. She's beautiful but secretive and he can't help but want to be with her. But fate is cruel and, as their relationship blossoms, tragedy and violence wait in the wings. Chris's boss has a shady past that won't stay hidden.
And his ruthless enemies will use two innocent teenagers to exact their revenge on him. The Broken Bridge is an insightful and heartfelt story of a teenager's search for her own identity in the face of heartbreaking family secrets by Philip Pullman, author of the award-winning Northern Lights.
Sixteen-year-old Ginny's life is secure. Her mother is dead, but she's inherited her outstanding artistic talent, and she loves her life with her father in a seaside village in Wales. But the day a social worker arrives and old files are re-opened, Ginny's world cracks apart. Everything her father has told her about her family is a lie. And Ginny must uncover the hidden secrets of the past on a journey that will ultimately lead her to the mother she's never known.
Lyra and Pantalaimon have journeyed north, in search of the missing children and Lord Asriel. But the frozen wilds are harsh and unhospitable, and fearsome enemies are waiting at every turn. If Lyra is to succeed in her quest, she must enlist the help of unexpected allies: The path ahead will lead to dark truths and grave danger.
The second book in a stunning three-volume graphic novel adaptation of Northern Lights, the first of which won the Prix Jeunesse du Festival d'Angouleme. Set against the dreaming spires of Jordan College and the dangerous wilderness of the frozen north, Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials trilogy offers an intoxicating blend of imagination, science, theology and adventure.
This special collection features all three titles in the award-winning trilogy: Northern LightsLyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears.
The Subtle KnifeLyra finds herself in a shimmering, haunted otherworld Citt gazze, where soul-eating Spectres stalk the streets and wingbeats of distant angels sound against the sky. But she is not without allies: On a perilous journey from world to world, Lyra and Will uncover a deadly secret: And with every step, they move closer to an even greater threat and the shattering truth of their own destiny.
The Amber SpyglassWill and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned.
But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears. As she hurtles towards danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: The first book in a stunning three-volume graphic novel adaptation of Northern Lights.
On a cold winter's night, two art collectors are settled before a fire in the Senior Common Room of a college in Oxford, discussing the unusual pieces one has recently added to his collection.
What the two men don't know is that the portrait of a striking young woman and the bronze sculpture of a fearsome monkey are connected in mysterious ways. How could they imagine that they are about to be caught in the cross-fire of a story which has traveled time. Published in 40 countries with over 17 million copies sold, The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are renowned for their engrossing storytelling and epic scope.
This new short tale will delight the many fans eager for any new glimpse into the world of His Dark Materials. Benny, Thunderbolt, Bridie, Sharky and the Peretti twins are a mixed bunch of vagabonds and urchins who come together to form the New Cut Gang in two comic tales of stolen silver and skulduggery. Fake coins are turning up all over Lambeth and the finger of suspicion is pointing at Thunderbolt's dad - could he really be the forger?
The crime-busting New Cut Gang come to the rescue! And when just two clues - a blob of wax and a Swedish match - are discovered at the scene of a break-in, the children find themselves on the trail of an extremely cunning criminal. Set in late Victorian London, these gripping thrillers have now been put together in a single volume - with new illustrations throughout from Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.
But the thing is, said Horley, they didn t know each other at all. Never heard of each other. It wasn t about the makers. Only about the works.
On a dark winter s night in , Horley and Grinstead huddle for warmth in the Senior Common Room of a college in Oxford. Conversation turns to the two impressive works of art that Horley has recently added to his collection. What the two men don t know is that these pieces are connected in mysterious and improbable ways; and they are about to be caught in the cross-fire of a story which has travelled time and worlds. A His Dark Materials story. Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon, Pantalaimon, always by her side.
She had asked: A friend or an enemy? The alethiometer answered: When she saw the answer, she relaxed at once. Lyra finds herself in a shimmering, haunted otherworld Citt gazze, where soul-eating Spectres stalk the streets and wingbeats of distant angels sound against the sky.
We re going to the land of the dead and we re going to come back. This dramatic story of love, loyalty and adventure is the final novel in the quartet.
One night there was a thunderstorm. A tattered scarecrow stood in the wind and rain, taking no notice. The scarecrow blinked with surprise and came to life. So begins the story of the Scarecrow, a courteous but pea-brained fellow with grand ideas. He meets a boy, Jack, who becomes his faithful servant, and they set out to journey to Spring Valley together.
Along the way there's no end of excitement - battle and shipwreck, brigands and tricksters - and it's up to Jack time after time to save the day. Benny Kaminsky and Thunderbolt Dobney lead a rag-tag gang of neighborhood rowdies.
Their territory is the New Cut on London's South Banka place bristling with swindlers, bookies, pickpockets, and the occasional policeman. And their aim is to solve crimes.
When counterfeit coins start showing up in their neighborhood, Thunderbolt fears his own father may be behind the crime. But his friends devise a way to trap the real culprit.
Then the gang takes on the case of some stolen silver. They have just two cluesa blob of wax, and an unusually long match. But even this slippery thief is unmasked by the determined kids of the New Cut. Filled with silly sleuthing, improbable disguises, crazy ruses, and merry mayhem, these stories are action-packed romps from one of the best storytellers everPhilip Pullman. From the Hardcover edition. Philip Pullman's wry wit and award-winning talent brings much to this rich, dark and uplifting story.
Prestigious illustrator, Sophy Williams, creates a detailed and vibrant world in this special rendition of the classic tale 'Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp'. Jim Taylor, Sally's oldest friend, is engaged as bodyguard to a princess. But Crown Princess Adelaide of Razkavia not what you'd expect. This dramatic story of love, loyalty and venture is the final novel in the quartet.
Sally is now twenty-two, and running her own financial consultancy - a thoroughly modern woman in a world of pompous men - but she's about to be thrown headlong into a vicious web of murder, mystery and pure evil. Sally is 25, and somebody wants to destroy her. When custody of her precious daughter is awarded to this evil stranger, it is the beginning of a terrifying struggle in which Sally will have to fight, with a gun if necessary, for the freedom of her family.
The third instalment of the quartet. Philip Pullman's classic trilogy is now available as a stunning, large-format, bind-up edition. Since the first volume was published in , and has now been filmed as The Golden Compass , the trilogy has been acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, and has won the UK's top awards for children's literature.
The extraordinary story moves between parallel universes. Beginning in Oxford, it takes Lyra and her animal-daemon Pantalaimon on a dangerous rescue mission to the ice kingdoms of the far north, where she begins to learn about the mysterious particles they call Dust - a substance for which a terrible war between different worlds will be fought And it contains one of the best villains in all literature' - Terry Jones.
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Another mesmerizing episode from the universe of His Dark Materials set in the far frozen Arctic, including the very first meeting of those two legends and friends Lee Scoresby, the Texan balloonist, and Iorek Byrnison, the armored bear.
Unexplained disappearances, daring thefts, perplexing mysteries and the greatest sleuths of all time combine to make this a page-turning read. From Sherlock Holmes to Hercule Poirot, these detectives puzzle their way through a maze of alibis and motives in the very best of classic and contemporary crime fiction. It includes: There are worlds beyond our own - the Compass will show the way When Lyra is given the strange and secret alethiometer, she begins an extraordinary journey that will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight.
The destiny that awaits her will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world There are worlds beyond our own - the Compass will show the way. The terrible war foretold by the witches is coming. Will is the bearer of the subtle knife, the most powerful weapon in all the worlds, and must deliver it to Lord Asriel.
But he faces his dangerous journey alone, for Lyra has disappeared. Philip Pullman's classic trilogy is now available as a stunning bind-up edition. Since the first volume was published in , and has now been filmed as The Golden Compass, the trilogy has been acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, and has won the UK's top awards for children's literature.
Beginning in Oxford, it takes Lyra and her animal-daemon Pantalaimon on a dangerous rescue mission to the ice kingdoms of the far North, where she begins to learn about the mysterious particles they call Dust - a substance for which a terrible war between different worlds will be fought This trilogy is one of the great imaginative works in the English language.
And it contains one of the best villains in all literature. This is Philip Pullman's classic trilogy in one slipcase. This is the third instalment of the quartet. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been - and a journey to a dark place from which no-one has ever returned Will is the bearer of the subtle knife.
He has promised his dying father that he will deliver the terrible blade to Lord Asriel. A stranger in a wrld that is not his own, Will sets out on a perilous journey.
But how can he fulfil his promise when Lyra, his brave companion, hs disappeared? When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, set out to find him.
They travel to the ice kingdoms of the North, where armoured bears rule and witch-queens fly through frozen skies. Lyra possesses a device that will aid their quest - if she can decipher its mysterious messages.
But it knows terrifyig secrets about their journey, and the dangers that await them in worlds far beyond their own. A friend, or an enemy'? Publication Details Publisher: BBC Audio Imprint: Abridged Publication Date: Creators Narrator: Kenneth Cranham Narrator: Terence Stamp Narrator: Ray Fearon Narrator: Six of Crows: Crooked Kingdom.
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