Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp by Philip Pullman
  

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp

Written by Philip Pullman

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5-7 years. Sophy Williams’s painterly illustrations evoke a mysterious eastern past in rich tones of purple and emerald as an engrossing background to Philip Pullman’s equally full-blooded retelling. This is Pullman relishing storytelling. Lots of jokes pay tribute to Aladdin’s hugely popular pantomime traditions and there are lavish embellishments to the familiar story of Aladdin, his mysterious ‘uncle’, the Jinnee and, of course, the magic lamp. All is told by Pullman in glorious tongue-rolling language the makes both the mystery and the magic strangely credible.

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Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp by Philip Pullman

Written by the master of children's literature. Philip Pullman's wry wit and award-winning talent brings much to this dark and uplifting story. Prestigious illustrator, Sophy Williams, creates a detailed and vibrant world in this rendition of the classic tale.

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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Paperback

Author

Philip Pullman
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Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

21st November 2005

ISBN

9780439962995

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