Lyra's Oxford

Lyra's Oxford - His Dark Materials

Hardback (06 Nov 2003)

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Synopsis

This is a wonderful new episode from the world of Philip Pullman's bestselling trilogy, His Dark Materials. In Lyra's Oxford the reader shares the huge excitement of discovering a small bundle of material that has somehow slipped between Lyra's universe and our own. The book includes a wonderful new story by Philip Pullman, fully illustrated intricate maps and other ephemera from Lyra's universe. The text is illustrated throughout in beautiful black and white wood-blocks by the highly acclaimed engraver, John Lawrence, together with specially printed three-colour pull out maps of Lyra's Oxford. This publication could have come from a parallel universe. The short story contained within Lyra's Oxford finds Lyra with her daemon Pantalaimon a couple of years after the end of The Amber Spyglass. Sitting on the roofs of Oxford she sees a bird, the daemon of a witch, a storm petrel flying towards her pursued by a huge and angry flock of starlings. Birds play a big part in this story. And gradually a mystery unfolds-

About the Publisher

David Fickling Books

David Fickling Books

We’re new – but we’ve been around for a while! For nearly twelve years DFB has been run as an imprint – first as part of Scholastic, then of Random House. Now we’ve set up as an independent business – joining our separate but sister company, which publishes the new children’s comic The Phoenix, to form a DFB Storyhouse. Exciting times!

Book information

ISBN: 9780385606998
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: David Fickling Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Sales rank: 430
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 184g
Height: 131mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 14mm