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The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition (His Dark Materials)

Written by Philip Pullman

Key Stage 4

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Graphic novel version of Pullman's His Dark Materials with stunning visual interpretation - will appeal to those who struggled with th length of Northern Lights.

Tricia Adams

The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition (His Dark Materials) Synopsis

The graphic novel adaptation of The Golden Compass, one of the most celebrated books of all time, is now complete! This edition contains all three volumes--the entire story.

Published in 50 countries with over 22 million copies sold, The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are renowned for their engrossing storytelling and epic scope. These modern classics are must-reads for every book lover.

Now, in this graphic novel adaptation of The Golden Compass, the world of His Dark Materials is brought to visual life. The stunning full-color art will offer both new and returning readers a chance to experience the story of Lyra, an ordinary girl with an extraordinary role to play in the fates of multiple worlds, in an entirely fresh way.

This volume collects the full journey of Lyra to the far north, her rescue of the kidnapped children at Bolvangar, her escape via hot-air balloon, and her crucial role in Lord Asriel's ambitions to build a bridge to another world.

The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition (His Dark Materials) Press Reviews

Praise for The Golden Compass Graphic Novel:

"The story's signature fantasies--the dæmons, the armored mercenary polar bears, and the alethiometer--are realized with compelling force. [This] retelling will bring Pullman's work new fans and give previous readers new pleasure." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Belongs in all libraries that include Pullman's works." --School Library Journal

"Pullman's original magnum opus is heady and dense, and it may prove challenging for some; this adaptation, with its visual accessibility, can help those struggling with the novel's complexity achieve an understanding without watering down the intricacies." --Kirkus Reviews

Book Information

ISBN: 9780553535174
Publication date: 27th September 2017
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Paperback
Year Groups: Key Stage 4

About Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman one of the most acclaimed writers working today. He is best known for the His Dark Materials trilogy (Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass), which has been named one of the top 100 novels of all time by Newsweek. He has also won many distinguished prizes, including the Carnegie Medal for Northern Lights (and the reader-voted ‘Carnegie of Carnegies’ for the best children’s book of the past seventy years); the Whitbread (now Costa) Award for The Amber Spyglass; and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, in honour of ...

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