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  • Published: 17 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241475249
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $16.99

Serpentine

A short story from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust




A story in the Arctic from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust by master storyteller, Philip Pullman.

'Lyra Silvertongue, you're very welcome . . . Yes, I know your new name. Serafina Pekkala told me everything about your exploits'

Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon have left the events of His Dark Materials far behind. In this snapshot of their forever-changed lives they return to the North to visit an old friend,where we will learn that things are not exactly as they seem . . .

Illustrated throughout by Tom Duxbury, the perfect re-entry for fans of His Dark Materialsand a wonderful companion to The Book of Dust, Serpentine is a brand-new special read for Pullman fans old and new.

  • Published: 17 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241475249
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford.

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