The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship

Philip Pullman’s storming, sea-splashed graphic novel! This EXCLUSIVE paperback whisks you to the edge of time for a pocket-money price. How’s that for a bargain fare? Hop aboard the Mary Alice: a ‘ghost’ ship that sails far out at sea, hidden by the fog of time. People with money and power have spent centuries trying to find her. They’ve always failed – so far. But when a storm hits a family yacht, throwing a young girl overboard, John Blake dives in to save her … and brings her aboard the Mary Alice...

  • A dazzling graphic novel by the author of Northern Lights
  • A stunning time-travelling adventure set on a ghost ship
  • Brought alive by Fred Fordham’s pitch-perfect artwork
  • A thrilling yarn which blends sci-fi and the supernatural

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    Philip Pullman

    Philip Pullman is probably the world’s most acclaimed living children’s author, best known for the trilogy of books known as His Dark Materials.

    Awards

    Philip won the Nestle Smarties award for both Clockwork and The Firework Maker’s Daughter. Northern Lights was published in hardback in July 1995. That year, it won the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and was Children’s Book of the Year at the British Book Awards.

    The Amber Spyglass won WHSmith Children’s Book of the Year 2000 at the British Book Awards, was Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal and was longlisted for The Booker Prize 2001. Philip Pullman was voted Whitaker Author of the Year by the Booksellers Association. The Amber Spyglass went on to win both Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year and Whitbread Book of the Year 2001 and in doing so became the first children’s book to win the main prize in the award’s history.

    Philip has also been recognised with two major awards for his contribution to literature: the Eleanor Farjeon award in 2002, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Prize in 2005.

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