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Philip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946 and grew up in Zimbabwe and Wales. He has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Book Award and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His acclaimed trilogy, His Dark Materials, has been published in thirty-nine languages and sold tens of millions of copies. He lives in Oxford with his wife, and has two sons.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Philip Pullman

The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
Philip Pullman
Pullman’s re-telling of the life of Christ. Controversial before it was even published Pullman’s book gives his view on the life of Jesus. He is not trying to shock or provoke but simply giving a different viewpoint on the life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Grimm Tales For Young and Old by Philip Pullman
Grimm Tales For Young and Old
Philip Pullman
In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a 'clear as water' retelling, in his unique and brilliant voice.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2013
Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
Northern Lights
Philip Pullman
Author shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2011. A 2011 World Book Night selection. Winner of the Carnegie of Carnegies in 2007 and Carnegie winner in 1995. Part one of Philip Pullman’s magnificent trilogy. His...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
Philip Pullman
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 8 April 2010. Pullman’s re-telling of the life of Christ. Controversial before it was even published Pullman’s book gives his view on the life of Jesus. He is not trying to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2010
Once Upon a Time in the North by Philip Pullman
Once Upon a Time in the North
Philip Pullman
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 22 January 2009. A wonderful tale from a master storyteller, giving us, just as Lyra’s Oxford did, more extraordinary insight into the world of Pullman’s ‘Dark Materials’. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2008
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials
Philip Pullman
Chosen by the public through a survey to coincide with the 10th birthday celebrations of World Book Day 2007, this title is one of ‘the ten books the nation can’t live without’. Have you read them all? Below are links to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2001

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