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Serpentine

Written by Philip Pullman

Crime / Mystery Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 11+ readers

Serpentine Synopsis

**Don't miss the second series of His Dark Materials on BBC One this November.**

A brand new short story set in the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust by master storyteller, Philip Pullman.

Serpentine is a perfect gift for every Pullman fan, new and old.

'Lyra Silvertongue, you're very welcome . . . Yes, I know your new name. Serafina Pekkala told me everything about your exploits'

Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon have left the events of His Dark Materials far behind.

In this snapshot of their forever-changed lives they return to the North to visit an old friend, where we will learn that things are not exactly as they seem . . .

Illustrated throughout by Tom Duxbury, the perfect re-entry for fans of His Dark Materials and a wonderful companion to The Book of Dust

Serpentine Press Reviews

'It's a stunning achievement, the universe Pullman has created and continues to build on' New York Times

'Pullman is an easeful storyteller and an intricate and inventive world-builder, and everything he has to write is worth reading' Telegraph

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ISBN: 9780241475249
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241475249
Publication date: 15th October 2020
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 80 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Fantasy / Magical

About Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman one of the most acclaimed writers working today. He is best known for the His Dark Materials trilogy (Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass), which has been named one of the top 100 novels of all time by Newsweek. He has also won many distinguished prizes, including the Carnegie Medal for Northern Lights (and the reader-voted ‘Carnegie of Carnegies’ for the best children’s book of the past seventy years); the Whitbread (now Costa) Award for The Amber Spyglass; and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, in honour of ...

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