Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: Scholastic
Date of Publication: 02/09/2021
Pagination: 448 pages
Readership: Children / Juvenile
Dimensions in mm: 132 x 197 x 36
Weight in grams: 402
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Description: The first volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking His Dark Materials trilogy.
19.7 cm H | 13.2 cm W | 3.9 cm T | 404 g Wt
"Remarkable writing: courageous and dangerous as the best art should be." The Times "Only Rankin can light and photograph faces with such intensity and drama.
I'm delighted with this vision of my story." Philip Pullman The first volume in the ground-breaking His Dark Materials trilogy, now with a breath-taking new cover creatively directed and photographed by the legendary Rankin. Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight.
Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world... Rankin's lens has exquisitely captured the bond between character and daemon; the soul of the stories The His Dark Materials trilogy is award-winning, internationally bestselling and a modern classic. Now a major BBC/HBO television series, with an all-star cast of Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, Anne-Marie Duff and Lin-Manuel Miranda