The Firework-maker's Daughter

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0440866405

Category: Adventure

Page: 132

View: 7048

DOWNLOAD NOW »

In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal Sulphur from the sacred volcano so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.
Release

Beyond His Dark Materials

Innocence and Experience in the Fiction of Philip Pullman

Author: Susan Redington Bobby

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786465085

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 207

View: 4233

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Beyond the His Dark Materials series lies a vast fictional realm populated by the many diverse character creations of Philip Pullman. During a more than 30-year career, Pullman has created worlds filled with quests, trials, tragedies and triumphs, and this book explores those worlds. The picture books, novellas and novels written for children, adolescents and adults are analyzed through the themes of innocence and experience, and the journeys Pullman sets his characters on, journeys through which they learn that one must embrace change, loss and suffering to grow in wisdom and grace.
Release

Four Tales

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780241410042

Category:

Page: 640

View: 8462

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The Firework Maker's Daughter I Was A Rat! Clockwork The Scarecrow and His Servant A devilish inventor, a girl who must face a Fire Fiend, a scarecrow brought to life by a bolt of lightning, and a boy who can only say the words 'I Was a Rat!' . . . Drawing on the rich tradition of fairytales, these are four incredible stories that will obsess and enchant readers. Includes a prologue and epilogue from the uniquely talented Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials
Release

Puss in Boots

The Adventures of that Most Enterprising Feline

Author: N.A

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375813542

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 28

View: 8785

DOWNLOAD NOW »

A clever cat wins his master a fortune and the hand of a princess.
Release

Amber Spyglass

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781743837139

Category: Young adult fiction

Page: 544

View: 8364

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The third volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 2000, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature. "We're going to the land of the dead and we're going to come back." Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever beenand a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned...
Release

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 0702300209

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

View: 2075

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Philip Pullman's wry wit and award-winning talent brings much to this rich, dark and uplifting rendition of the classic tale ALADDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMP. With magic and mischief in equal measure, and with brand new illustrations from master printmaker Chris Wormell, it will captivate readers of all ages.
Release

The Tiger in the Well

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781407130569

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 431

View: 3635

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Sally Lockhart is 25, and somebody wants to destroy her. She receives divorce papers from a man she has never met, let alone married - yet this trap is so well laid that she is powerless to prove otherwise. When custody of her precious daughter is awarded to this evil stranger, it is the beginning of a terrifying struggle in which Sally will have to fight, and kill if necessary, for the freedom of her family. Philip Pullman's ever-popular, action-packed Victorian melodramas are rejacketed for the bicentenary of Charles Dickens in 2012.
Release

Northern Lights

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781407186108

Category: Arctic regions

Page: 448

View: 3757

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The first volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, this first book in the series won the UK's top awards for children's literature. "Without this child, we shall all die." Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world... This edition has a beautiful cover from celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.
Release