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Philip Pullman - Author

About the Author

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 by Philip Pullman

Other books by Philip Pullman

The Broken Bridge

The Broken Bridge

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2001

Sixteen-year-old Ginny's life is secure. Her mother is dead, but she's inherited her outstanding artistic talent, and she loves her life with her father in a seaside village in Wales. But the day a social worker arrives and old files are re-opened, Ginny's world cracks apart. Everything her father has told her about her family is a lie. And Ginny must uncover the hidden secrets of the past on a journey that will ultimately lead her to the mother she's never known . . .

I Was a Rat! Or, the Scarlet slippers

I Was a Rat! Or, the Scarlet slippers

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2000

The New Cut Gang The Gas-Fitters' Ball

The New Cut Gang The Gas-Fitters' Ball

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/1998

The New Cut Gang is a group of urchins ranging from six-year-old Sharky Bob to thirteen-year-old Bridie Malone. They inhabit the streets around Lambeth Walk and the New Cut, in 1892. In this second adventure, GBP10,000 worth of silver is stolen from the Gas-Fitters' Hall and the New Cut Gang are immediately on the case. They enlist the help of Orlando, the strongest man in the world, and the Gas-Fitters' Ball provides them with the perfect opportunity to expose the villain.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/1998

The Subtle Knife

The Subtle Knife

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/1998

Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman

Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/1992

Who would dare venture outdoors on All Souls' Eve knowing that Zamiel the Demon Huntsman is on the prowl? But evil Count Karlstein has struck a bargain with Zamiel - and his two young nieces Charlotte and Lucy stand to lose out in the pact. What can the girls do to escape their fate? Brilliantly informed by a variety of classic, and not so classic, sources, this tale gallops along at high speed and is a highly visual and very unusual book.