The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage
The Book of Dust
Author: Philip Pullman
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11-year-old Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not very noticeable himself. Which, it turns out, makes for a perfect spy. Living with his parents on the banks of the River Thames, all of Oxford passes through their inn’s doors, making a perfect cover for Malcolm and his daemon, Asta, to routinely overhear news, gossip, and the occasional scandal. But he comes to realizes something dangerous is afoot as he hears rumors of a mysterious substance called Dust and a baby girl named Lyra. The first volume in Pullman’s long-awaited Book of Dust trilogy – and a first printing, featuring the color plate exclusive to this edition. Your young readers will be swept up in adventure and magic as Pullman returns to the unforgettable world of the His Dark Materials.