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The golden compass, Philip Pullman

Label
The golden compass
Title
The golden compass
Statement of responsibility
Philip Pullman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.
Member of
Awards note
Carnegie Medal, 1995.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pullman, Philip
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P968
LC item number
Go 2007
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
His dark materials;
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Fantasy
Summary expansion
HIS DARK MATERIALS IS SOON TO BE AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "Top 100 Book of All Time." Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach.Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal--including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world.Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is Lyra: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and true a champion as Roger or Asriel could want.But what Lyra doesn't know is that to help one of them will be to betray the other...A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning The Golden Compass is the first in the His Dark Materials series, which continues with The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.A #1 New York Times BestsellerPublished in 40 Countries"Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." -The Washington Post "Very grand indeed."-The New York Times"Pullman is quite possibly a genius." -NewsweekDon't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials!** THE BOOK OF DUST **La Belle Sauvage-now in paperbackThe Secret Commonwealth-coming October 3
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The golden compass, Philip Pullman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Prequel: Once upon a time in the North
  • Sequel: The subtle knife
  • "Movie photo inside!"
Control code
BDZ0002981552
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
399 p.
Isbn
9780440418320
Lccn
2007276310
System control number
(DLC)2007276310
Label
The golden compass, Philip Pullman
Link
Publication
Note
  • Prequel: Once upon a time in the North
  • Sequel: The subtle knife
  • "Movie photo inside!"
Control code
BDZ0002981552
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
399 p.
Isbn
9780440418320
Lccn
2007276310
System control number
(DLC)2007276310

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