His Dark Materials is one of the most popular, award-winning trilogies of all time. With the upcoming film release of the The Golden Compass by New Line Cinema, the producers of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, interest is sure to skyrocket for this bestselling series that the New York Times called a modern classic. For the first time ever, Lois H. Gresh helps young readers examine Pullmans intricate universe with Exploring His Dark Materials, the ultimate companion guide. Greshs fun, interactive book explores the complex science, religion, and fantastic elements of His Dark Materials in a way thats both informative and fun for younger readers. Exploring His Dark Materials is filled with sidebars, history, facts, and an in-depth analysis of the books, answering questions like: What are daemons? Why is dust important to the series? Is Dark Material real and how does it relate to our universe? What are the origins of ghosts and shapeshifters? And much more! Exploring His Dark Materials is the first and only guide for young adults to help them explore this fantastic and challenging fantasy world.
Used availability for Lois Gresh's Exploring Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
October 2007 : USA Paperback