His Dark Materials: Lyra's Oxford, Gift Edition (Hardcover)
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A stunning new edition of this tantalizing tale of Lyra and Pan set in the world of His Dark Materials. Now with full-color illustrations from Chris Wormell. A perfect gift for Pullman fans.
This exciting companion to His Dark Materials tells a not-to-be-missed story about Lyra in the years after the events of The Amber Spyglass.
When a witch's daemon crashes onto the roof of Jordan College, Lyra and her daemon, Pan, are eager to help. But as this unlikely trio scours the winding streets of Oxford in search of a famed alchemist, their journey takes a deadly turn...
Newly illustrated in full color by renowned print-maker Chris Wormell, this edition is a wonderfully gift-worthy production with foil, embossing, and a place-marker ribbon.
About the Author
PHILIP PULLMAN is one of the most acclaimed writers working today. He is best known for the His Dark Materials trilogy, which has been named one of the top 100 books of all time by Newsweek and one of the all-time greatest novels by Entertainment Weekly.
The Book of Dust, Pullman's eagerly anticipated return to the world of His Dark Materials, will also be a book in three parts. It began with La Belle Sauvage and continues with The Secret Commonwealth.
Pullman was knighted for his services to literature in the 2019 New Years Honours. He lives in Oxford, England.
CHRIS WORMELL is a celebrated illustrator and print-maker. He has written and illustrated many wonderful picture books including the New York Times Best-Illustrated book, Teeth, Tails, and Tentacles. He has also created the jackets for many books, notably Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage and The Secret Commonwealth.
"Tantalizing. . . . A provocative exporation of traps and trust, awareness and intuition." -- The New York Times Book Review
"A short story that even in its brevity manages to capture some of the majesty--and mystery--of the parent work."--The Horn Book Magazine
"Fans who can't get enough of Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy will embrace this small volume. Puzzle enthusiasts will enjoy poring over the clues."--Publishers Weekly