The Subtle Knife

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  • loved it

    The Subtle Knife was a brilliant book. It is the second book of the Dark Materials series. It was great carrying on Lyra’s adventure and I loved it when Lyra met Will.

    I recommend this book to age 10-14. It is a very powerful story full of mystery, sadness and comedy. I hope you enjoy this book!

    30 October 2014

  • So much imagination confined between the covers wow

    8 March 2013

  • loved it

    His Dark Materials is an amazing trilogy filled to the brim with imagination, adventure and Dust, I really enjoyed them and I hope you do too

    5 March 2013

  • loved it

    its so mysterious

    4 May 2012

  • i loved it.

    17 September 2011

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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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