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  • Published: 3 September 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241365854
  • Imprint: Penguin and David Fickling Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 592
  • RRP: $16.99

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One

From the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials - now a major BBC series




Philip Pullman returns to the world of His Dark Materials with this magnificent first volume of The Book of Dust - now available in paperback and illustrated throughout by Chris Wormell.

Winner - Author of the Year, British Book Awards
Philip Pullman's magnificent bestseller now in paperback, with new additional illustrations. A coming of age story like no other . . .

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 is, it seems, 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 . . .

  • Published: 3 September 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241365854
  • Imprint: Penguin and David Fickling Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 592
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman was born in Norwich and educated in England, Zimbabwe, Australia and Wales. He studied English at Exeter College, Oxford.

His first children's book, Count Karlstein, was published in 1982. To date, he has published thirty-three books, read by children and adults alike. His most famous work is the His Dark Materials trilogy. These books have been honoured by several prizes including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Book Prize, and (for The Amber Spyglass) the Whitbread Book of the Year Award - the first time that prize had been given to a children's book. Pullman has received numerous other awards, including the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Astrid Lindgren Award. He was knighted in the 2019 New Year's Honours List for Services to Literature.

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