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Philip Pullman was born in Norwich on October 19, 1946. He graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English. He taught at various Oxford middle schools and at Westminster College for eight years. He is the author of many acclaimed novels, plays, and picture books for readers of all ages. His first book, Count Karlstein, was published in 1982. His other books include: The Firework-Maker's Daughter; I Was a Rat!; Clockwork or All Wound Up; and The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. He is also the author of the Sally Lockhart series and the His Dark Materials Trilogy. He is the author of The Book of Dust, volume 1. He has received numerous awards including the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Award for Northern Lights (The Golden Compass), the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for The Amber Spyglass, the Eleanor Farjeon Award for children's literature in 2002, and the Astrid Lindgren Award in 2005. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Northern Lights 32,559 copies, 691 reviews
The Subtle Knife 22,685 copies, 333 reviews
The Amber Spyglass 21,421 copies, 368 reviews
His Dark Materials 13,049 copies, 195 reviews
The Ruby in the Smoke 3,897 copies, 94 reviews
Lyra's Oxford 3,608 copies, 75 reviews
La Belle Sauvage 3,326 copies, 118 reviews
The Shadow in the North 2,455 copies, 40 reviews
The Tiger in the Well 2,277 copies, 35 reviews
Once Upon a Time in the North 1,795 copies, 82 reviews
The Tin Princess 1,624 copies, 28 reviews
The Secret Commonwealth 1,343 copies, 45 reviews
Clockwork 1,270 copies, 37 reviews
The Firework-Maker's Daughter 755 copies, 12 reviews
I Was a Rat 746 copies, 12 reviews
Count Karlstein 716 copies, 15 reviews
The Scarecrow and His Servant 604 copies, 26 reviews
The Broken Bridge 395 copies, 16 reviews
The Butterfly Tattoo 387 copies, 14 reviews
Serpentine 320 copies, 14 reviews
Spring-Heeled Jack 262 copies, 8 reviews
Detective Stories (Story Library) (Editor) 237 copies, 1 review
The Collectors 186 copies, 12 reviews
Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp 163 copies, 4 reviews
Four Tales 90 copies
Thunderbolt's Waxwork 61 copies, 1 review
His Dark Materials - The Play 53 copies, 2 reviews
Galatea 38 copies, 1 review
Mossycoat 23 copies
How to Be Cool 14 copies
Mays 12 3 copies
2002 2 copies
1999 1 copy
2017 1 copy
Paradise Lost (Introduction, some editions) 11,885 copies, 97 reviews
The Owl Service (Introduction, some editions) 1,780 copies, 44 reviews
The Magic Pudding (Introduction, some editions) 861 copies, 17 reviews
Kolymsky Heights (Introduction, some editions) 579 copies, 37 reviews
A Winter Book (Afterword, some editions) 522 copies, 20 reviews
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Contributor) 347 copies, 14 reviews
The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands (Contributor) 301 copies, 5 reviews
The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials (Introduction, some editions) 285 copies, 5 reviews
First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords (Contributor) 160 copies, 1 review
Granta 76: Music (Contributor) 138 copies
The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories (Contributor) 118 copies, 4 reviews
Tales Told Again (Introduction, some editions) 61 copies
On War (Foreword) 31 copies, 12 reviews

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Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is a British writer. He is the author of several best-selling books, most notably the fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials and the fictionalised biography of Jesus, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. In 2008, The Times named Pullman one of the "50 greatest British writers since 1945".
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