Serpentine : A short story from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust


by Pullman, Philip, Duxbury, Tom | Reading age: from c 10 years
Published 15/10/2020 by Penguin Random House Children’s UK (Penguin Books Ltd) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 80 pages, Black and white throughout

ISBN: 9780241475249 Category:


**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. ‘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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Weight 0.162 kg