Northern Lights: the Illustrated Edition
by Philip Pullman
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Without this child, we shall all die.
Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight.
Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world…
This stunning full-colour illustrated gift hardback is released to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Northern Lights, with breathtaking art throughout by Chris Wormell.
First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, this first book in the series won the UK’s top awards for children’s literature and is now a major HBO/BBC TV series starring Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda.