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Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946. He attended Exeter College and later taught at Westminster College, Oxford, the setting for several of his books. He is the acclaimed author of the His Dark Materials trilogy: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. His other books for children and young adults include Count Karlstein and a trilogy of Victorian thrillers featuring Sally Lockhart. The Golden Compass, the first of Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Prize.

Pullman was named one of the "50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945" by the London Times, and a BBC poll listed him as...

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Oliver Twist
Written by Charles Dickens, Illustrated by George Cruikshank, Introduction by Philip Pullman
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$8.00/11.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75784-6 (0-375-75784-8)

Dickens's classic morality tale of a starving orphan caught between opposing forces of good and evil is a powerful indictment of Victorian England's Poor Laws. Filled with dark humor and an unforgettable cast of characters Oliver Twist, Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sykes, and the Artful Dodger, to name a few Dickens's second... Read more






The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Laurel Leaf | Paperback | September 2003
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-23815-7 (0-440-23815-3)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The unforgettable His Dark Materials trilogy that began with The Golden Compass—the modern...
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The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2002
$12.99/17.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-82335-0 (0-375-82335-2)

***** Includes an exciting preview of THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new book from Philip Pullman set in the world of His Dark Materials, arriving October 2017! *****


The unforgettable His Dark Materials trilogy that began with The Golden Compass—the modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed...
Read more






The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | October 2000
$20.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-87926-8 (0-679-87926-9)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The unforgettable His Dark Materials trilogy that began with The Golden Compass—the modern fantasy...
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The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1)
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | October 2017
$22.99/29.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-81530-0 (0-375-81530-9)

The much-anticipated new work from the author of The Golden Compass is here at last!

Renowned storyteller Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials for a thrilling and epic adventure in which daemons, alethiometers, and the Magisterium all play a part.
 
The Book... Read more






The Broken Bridge
Written by Philip Pullman
Laurel Leaf | Paperback | November 1994
$6.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-84715-1 (0-679-84715-4)

At 16, Ginny finds that her love of painting connects her to the artistic Haitian mother she never knew and eases the isolation she feels as the only mixed-race teen in her Welsh village. When she learns she has a half-brother by her father's first marriage, her world is shattered. Ginny... Read more






Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Adapted by Philip Pullman
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2013
$18.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310729-3 (0-14-310729-1)

The acclaimed retelling of the world’s best-loved fairy tales by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Golden Compass and The Book of Dust—now in paperback, and with 3 new tales!

Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their first volume of fairy tales. Since then, such stories as... Read more






Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Written by Philip Pullman
Viking | Hardcover | November 2012
$27.95/29.50(Canada) | 978-0-670-02497-1 (0-670-02497-X)

#1 New York Times bestseller Philip Pullman retells the world’s best-loved fairy tales on their 200th anniversary

Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of Children’s and Household Tales. Now Philip Pullman, one of the most accomplished authors of our time, makes us fall in love all over... Read more






The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Volume 1
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2015
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-52372-0 (0-553-52372-4)

The world of Philip Pullman’s internationally bestselling His Dark Materials saga is brought to visual life in book 1 of a three-volume graphic adaptation of The Golden Compass.
 
Lyra Belacqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jordan College, with her dæmon familiar always by her side. But... Read more






The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Volume 1
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | September 2015
$18.99/21.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-52371-3 (0-553-52371-6)

The world of Philip Pullman’s internationally bestselling His Dark Materials saga is brought to visual life in book 1 of a three-volume graphic adaptation of The Golden Compass.
 
Lyra Belacqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jordan College, with her dæmon familiar always by her side. But... Read more






The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Laurel Leaf | Paperback | September 2003
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-23813-3 (0-440-23813-7)

***** Just announced! The long-anticipated new work from Mr. Pullman, THE BOOK OF DUST, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All...

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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2002
$12.99/17.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-82345-9 (0-375-82345-X)

***** Includes an exciting preview of THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new book from Philip Pullman set in the world of His Dark Materials, arriving October 2017! *****


The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes...
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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | April 1996
$20.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-87924-4 (0-679-87924-2)

***** Just announced! The long-anticipated new work from Mr. Pullman, THE BOOK OF DUST, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All...
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His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman, Preface by Philip Pullman, Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | December 2011
$35.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-95783-2 (0-307-95783-7)

The only hardcover omnibus of the best-selling and award-winning fantasy trilogy, in a Contemporary Classics edition.
 
Philip Pullman's trilogy is a masterpiece that transcends genre and appeals to readers of all ages. His heroine, Lyra, is an orphan living in a parallel universe in which science, theology, and magic are... Read more






Lyra's Oxford: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman, Illustrated by John Lawrence
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$6.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84369-3 (0-375-84369-8)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


Lyra's Oxford is an exciting tale set in the world of Philip Pullman's His... Read more






Lyra's Oxford: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman, Illustrated by John Lawrence
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | October 2003
$12.99/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-82819-5 (0-375-82819-2)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


Lyra's Oxford is an exciting tale set in the world of Philip Pullman's His... Read more






Once Upon a Time in the North: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman, Illustrated by John Lawrence
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | April 2008
$12.99/15.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84510-9 (0-375-84510-0)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****

In this prequel episode from Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials universe, Lee Scoresby--Texan aeronaut... Read more






The Ruby in the Smoke: A Sally Lockhart Mystery
Written by Philip Pullman
Ember | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$9.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-84516-1 (0-375-84516-X)

“BEWARE THE SEVEN blessings . . . ” When she first utters these words, 16-year-old Sally Lockhart doesn’t know their meaning. But when an employee of her late father hears them, he dies of fear. Thus begins Sally’s terrifying journey into the seamy underworld of Victorian London, in search of clues... Read more






The Scarecrow and His Servant
Written by Philip Pullman, Illustrated by Peter Bailey
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | August 2005
$15.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-81531-7 (0-375-81531-7)

A tattered scarecrow stands in the middle of a muddy field, taking no notice of the violent thunderstorm around him. But when a bolt of lightning strikes him, fizzing its way through his turnip head and down his broomstick, the Scarecrow blinks with surprise–and comes to life.
So begins the story... Read more






The Shadow in the North: A Sally Lockhart Mystery
Written by Philip Pullman
Ember | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$10.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-84515-4 (0-375-84515-1)

WHEN ONE OF Sally’s clients loses a large sum of money in the unexpected collapse of a British shipping firm, Sally sets out to investigate. But as she delves deeper into the identity of a wealthy and elusive industrialist, she uncovers a plot so diabolical, it could subvert the entire civilized... Read more






Spring-Heeled Jack
Written by Philip Pullman, Illustrated by D Mostyn
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | April 2002
$9.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-81601-7 (0-375-81601-1)

Spring-Heeled Jack: The name evoked awe from both criminals and upstanding citizens alike. Some thought he was the devil, but he was actually the original superhero—leaping over the buildings of Victorian England with the help of springs in the heels of his shoes.

The story begins as three young innocents escape... Read more






The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Laurel Leaf | Paperback | September 2003
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-23814-0 (0-440-23814-5)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The spellbinding sequel to The Golden Compass, the modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named...
Read more






The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2002
$12.99/17.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-82346-6 (0-375-82346-8)

***** Includes an exciting preview of THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new book from Philip Pullman set in the world of His Dark Materials, arriving October 2017! *****


The spellbinding sequel to The Golden Compass, the modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "Top 100...
Read more






The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials
Written by Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | July 1997
$20.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-87925-1 (0-679-87925-0)

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The spellbinding sequel to The Golden Compass, the modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly...
Read more






The Tiger in the Well: A Sally Lockhart Mystery
Written by Philip Pullman
Ember | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$9.99/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-84517-8 (0-375-84517-8)

UNLIKE MOST VICTORIAN women, Sally is completely independent, with her own successful business and a comfortable home for her young daughter, Harriet. But Sally’s whole world is about to collapse. A stranger emerges, claiming to be both her husband and Harriet’s father and threatening all that she has. Read more





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