The Firework-Maker's Daughter Philip Pullman, Peter Bailey, Peter Bailey

Puffin
Paperback / softback 144 pages

ISBN:
9780241326336
Size:
198 x 129 x 8mm
Published:
7th June 2018
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Interest age: from c 9 years
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Overview

From the author the His Dark Materials trilogy and La Belle Sauvage.Featuring wonderful new illustrations from Peter Bailey this beautiful fairytale is perfect for readers young and old.Lila doesn't just want to be a Firework-Maker's daughter, she wants to be a Firework Maker herself. But although she's learned a lot she still must get through the most difficult and dangerous part of her apprenticeship - and her father won't tell her what it is.In search of this final Firework-Making secret, Lila heads off alone on a journey. It is a journey filled with dangers beyond anything she could have imagined, a journey on which she will learn so much more than the one secret she set out to find . . .

Author

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford. Peter Bailey has illustrated numerous children's books, and lives in Liverpool. He has illustrated books by some of Britain's best known authors and poets including Allen Ahlberg, Alexander McCall Smith and Philip Pullman. Peter Bailey has illustrated numerous children's books, and lives in Liverpool. He has illustrated books by some of Britain's best known authors and poets including Allen Ahlberg, Alexander McCall Smith and Philip Pullman.

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