Philip Pullman and Chris Wormell
About the Book
At the start of the book we find Lyra in the care of her Father, this doesn't last long though and shortly after the start we find Lyra being placed in the care of an order of Nuns at a convent in Oxford. Typically of Pullman stories there is action from the start and Lyra's journey in the care of a character called Malcolm will keep you gripped to the end.
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 TimesWINNER- 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 . .