Philip Pullman


Philip Pullman is one of the most highly acclaimed children's authors of the decade. He has been on the shortlist of just about every major children's book award in the last few years, and has won the Smarties Prize (Gold Award, 9-11 age category) for THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHTER and the prestigious Carnegie Medal for NORTHERN LIGHTS. He was the first children's author ever to win the Whitbread Prize for his novel THE AMBER SPYGLASS. A film of NORTHERN LIGHTS (THE GOLDEN COMPASS) was made in 2008 by New Line Cinema. He lives in Oxford.

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A few weeks ago we had a wonderful live Facebook chat with the one and only Lauren Kate! As promised, here are her answers to your fan questions all compiled in one place. Will she be writing another Fallen book? What happened to Cam? Brace yourself for some huge reveals …

Right from the very beginning babies love having someone to scare them – just as long as they trust the person doing the scaring and are in control of when to stop. They can’t get enough of a game like peekaboo, especially the ‘boo’ ending, and they ask for it to be repeated over and over in an endless loop. Of course they know what’s going to happen and it’s...

Books by Philip Pullman