Four Tales by Philip Pullman

Four Tales

Written by Philip Pullman

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Four Tales brings together Clockwork, The Firework-Maker's Daughter, I was a Rat and The Scarecrow and His Servant; four stories that showcase Philip Pullman's unique imaginative talent. Drawing on the rich tradition of fairytales, the collection will amuse, engage, thrill and delight readers from 8 to 80, whether they are new to his writing or diehard fans.


Four Tales by Philip Pullman

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From the master storyteller comes this beautiful special edition that showcases four classic Philip Pullman yarns aimed at young children. But its just as likely to delight the adults lucky enough to read them at bed time -- Iwan Davies * South Wales Argus *

About the Author

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is the author of the multi-award winning fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials. He has won numerous awards for his children’s books, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Book Award, the Smarties Prize, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and a CBE. In 2008, The Times named Pullman as one of the 50 greatest writers since 1945. Philip Pullman lives in Oxford with his wife, and has two sons. Read more the author here.

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640 pages


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Doubleday Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

28th October 2010




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