The arrival of Lyra’s fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, to Jordan College draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle–a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armored bears. As she hurtles toward danger in the far North, young Lyra never suspects the shocking truth…
Philip Pullman’s award-winning The Golden Compass is a masterwork of storytelling and suspense, critically acclaimed and hailed as a modern fantasy classic. And now, found archival documents, written by Philip Pullman and hand lettered and illustrated by Ian Beck, are included in this keepsake package for the first time ever.
About the Author
Philip Pullman is the Whitbread Award-winning author of the bestselling His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass, and Lyra's Oxford. His books for young readers also include The Scarecrow and His Servant, I Was a Rat!, Count Karlstein, and Spring-Heeled Jack. In 2005, Pullman won the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in honor of the body of his work. To learn more about his books, please visit www.hisdarkmaterials.com. The author lives in Oxford, England.