Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel Volume 2 by Philip Pullman
  

Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel Volume 2

Written by Philip Pullman
Illustrated by Clement Oubrerie

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel Volume 2 by Philip Pullman

Lyra and Pantalaimon have journeyed north, in search of the missing children and Lord Asriel. But the frozen wilds are harsh and unhospitable, and fearsome enemies are waiting at every turn. If Lyra is to succeed in her quest, she must enlist the help of unexpected allies: an armoured bear and a witch queen. The path ahead will lead to dark truths and grave danger...This is the second book in a stunning three-volume graphic novel adaptation of Northern Lights, the first of which won the Prix Jeunesse du Festival d'Angouleme.

Reviews

Readers are quickly drawn into the dreaming spires of Jordan College, the magnificence of Lyra's nemesis Mrs. Coulter's mansion, and the fens of the water-dwelling gyptians, all presented in a fast-paced series of compressed, closely-worked panels. The story's signature fantasies [...] are realized with compelling force. Skillfully translated back into English, Melchior-Durand and Oubrerie's retelling will bring Pullman's work new fans and give previous readers new pleasure. Publishers Weekly (starred review) Superb ... all-stops-out thrilling. The Washington Post

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.

Author photo © Michael Leckie portrait.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Philip Pullman
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Author's Website

www.philip-pullman.com

Publisher

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

Publication date

1st September 2016

ISBN

9780857534637


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