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The firework-maker's daughter

Author: Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey
Publisher: London : Corgi Yearling Books, [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal Sulphur from the sacred volcano so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey
ISBN: 9780440866404 0440866405
OCLC Number: 224030111
Notes: "Gold Smarties Prize Award Winner"--Cover.
Originally published: London: Doubleday, 1995.
Awards: Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1996
Winner of Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 1996
Description: 132 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Philip Pullman ; illustrated by Peter Bailey.

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What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is . . There is also one special secret: every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend! Her friends,  Read more...

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