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Philip Pullman is the highly acclaimed and popular author of novels - from contemporary fiction to Victorian thirllers - plays, and picture books for readers of all ages. He received his degree in English from Oxford University and has taught middle school English for many years. The Golden Compass, the first of Pullman's His Dark Materials triology, won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Prize, and is considered one of the best juvenile fantasy novels of the past 20 years. Mr. Pullman lives with his family in England.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Fantasy