Most critics agree that the award comes as recognition for pullman's unique and imaginative his dark materials trilogy, comprising the golden compass, the subtle knife, and the amber spyglass. About the author philip pullman is one of the most acclaimed writers working today he is best known for the his dark materials trilogy (the golden compass, the subtle knife, the amber spyglass), which has been named one of the top 100 novels of all time by newsweek and one of the all-time greatest novels by entertainment weekly. Philip pullman's trilogy, his dark materials, has some striking parallels to cs lewis's the chronicles of narniabetween protective beasts, snowy landscapes, and references to a prophecy only. Philip pullman was voted whitaker author of the year by the booksellers association the amber spyglass went on to win both whitbread children's book of the year and whitbread book of the year 2001 and in doing so became the first children's book to win the main prize in the award's history. Philip pullman has cemented his place as one of the stars of children's literature this evening, triumphing in a poll to choose book lovers' favourite winner from the carnegie medal's 70-year history.
The his dark materials books of philip pullman his dark materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels consisting of northern lights (1995, published as the golden compass in north america), the subtle knife (1997), and the amber spyglass (2000. Philip pullman is the author of of several novels for adults and children, but it was the his dark materials trilogy that gained him world-wide fame and made him the first children's writer to win the whitbread award. His dark materials (complete trilogy) by philip pullman alfred a knopf (new york city, new york), cloth, 2000 although philip pullman's trilogy of fantasy books for children, hisdark materials, is barely known in the united states, that is set to change.
This as of yet unfinished trilogy (it was originally planned to be a single book, the book of dust) is a prequel to pullman's his dark materials trilogy that was highly acclaimed, winning awards and introducing young readers to hard concepts such as original sin. Philip pullman is the whitbread award-winning author of the bestselling his dark materials series—the golden compass, the subtle knife, and the amber spyglass—as well as the sally lockhart trio of victorian mysteries and other books for young readers. - terry jones philip pullman has won the cilip carnegie medal, the guardian children's fiction award, the children's book of the year - british book awards, the whitbread book of the year, the eleanor farjeon award and the astrid lindgren award. Philip pullman is the author of many books for young readers, including two volumes related to the his dark materials trilogy: lyra's oxford and once upon a time in the north he lives in oxford, england. His dark materials yearling 3-book boxed set by philip pullman philip pullman was born in norwich, england, in 1946 the amber spyglass, the trilogy's astonishing finale, was the first children's book in history to win the whitbread book of the year award.
Philip pullman's bestselling trilogy which comprises northern lights, the subtle knife and the amber spyglass (the first children's/adult book to win the whitbread book of the year, as well as being longlisted for the booker prize) has now been produced as a single volume. Philip pullman cbe, frsl (born 19 october 1946) is an english novelist he is the author of several best-selling books, including the fantasy trilogy his dark materials and the fictionalised biography of jesus, the good man jesus and the scoundrel christ. His dark materials trilogy by philip pullman is a wonderful coming of age adventure that includes the books: the golden compass, the subtle knife and the amber spyglass the story is probably best for mature children and fantasy oriented adults. Seventeen years after philip pullman released his third volume of his dark materials and sealed the door to dust and the magic that surrounds it, he opened up the door to it again with his first book la belle sauvage for his new series the book of dust. The science of philip pullman's his dark materials: with an introduction by philip pullman  the amazing true science behind the fiction of his dark materials, ideal for fans of the original trilogy and the book of dust, with an introduction b.
Philip pullman, in full philip nicholas pullman, (born october 19, 1946, norwich, england), british author of novels for children and young adults who is best known for the fantasy trilogy his dark materials (1995-2000) pullman was the son of a royal air force officer his family moved many times. Philip pullman is probably the world's most acclaimed living children's author, whose bold, brilliant books have set new parameters for what children's writing can say and do he is best known for the trilogy of books known as his dark materials , which won the carnegie medal and the whitbread book of the year award. His dark materials is a trilogy of fantasy novels by philip pullman comprising northern lights (1995, published as the golden compass in north america), the subtle knife (1997) and the amber spyglass (2000. A three volume set of philip pullman's trilogy, 'his dark materials' all are first uk printings and conform to the bibliographical issue points the set comprises: 'northern lights' (a first printing with point as publisher, pratt st address present to rear end-flap and the correct number of rear blank endpapers.
Philip pullman's his dark materials books have won numerous prizes, including the carnegie medal, the guardian children's book award, and the whitbread book of the year award. However, my most well-known work is the trilogy his dark materials, beginning with northern lights (the golden compass in the usa) in 1995, continuing with the subtle knife in 1997, and concluding with the amber spyglass in 2000. I had extraordinary dreams the night i first finished philip pullman's trilogy his dark materials in my mind's eye, legions of angels and hosts of thousands crossed a starry sky composed of galaxies upon galaxies these memorable visions made obvious to me that my usual nighttime fantasizing occurs. Philip pullman has no intention of being the next salman rushdie as his bestselling trilogy, his dark materials, is staged by the national theatre, headlines have been grabbed not by the artistic.