Volume Two of The Book of Dust is set to arrive on 3rd October 2019, jumping 20 years forward from Volume One, La Belle Sauvage. Read an extract from The Secret Commonwealth and find out what happens next in Lyra's extraordinary journey.
All you need to know about The Book of Dust, Philip Pullman's new three-part book series. The first volume, La Belle Sauvage, is set 10 years before Northern Lights and centres on Lyra Belacqua. Expect alethiometers, daemons, the Magisterium and more...
Listen to an audiobook extract from the first novel in Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust series, La Belle Sauvage, narrated by Michael Sheen.
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.
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