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Once upon a time in the North

Author: Philip Pullman; John Lawrence
Publisher: Oxford : David Fickling Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a time before Lyra Silvertongue was born, the tough American balloonist Lee Scoresby and the great armoured bear Iorek Byrnison meet when Lee and his hare daemon Hester crash-land their trading balloon onto a port in the far Arctic North and find themselves right in the middle of a political powder keg.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman; John Lawrence
ISBN: 0385614322 9780385614320
OCLC Number: 277715519
Notes: "A thrilling board game created by Philip Pullman and illustrated by John Lawrence is attached to the back cover."
Prequel to: The golden compass.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Philip Pullman ; engravings by John Lawrence.

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When a young Texan balloonist, Lee Scoresby, comes down to earth in the harbour of an Arctic town in the North, little does he realise that he is about to be embroiled in an out-and-out political  Read more...

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"Exuberant, intelligent fun ... Once again Pullman has created a work of art that is enchanting for a child but equally appealing to an adult" -- Amanda Craig The Times "Tantalisingly short, Read more...

 
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