Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is an author of over 22 books, most of which are children’s fiction,the most popular being his trilogy, His Dark Materials which has won several awards and prizes. Born in 1946,he has lived and been educated in many countries including, England, Zimbabwe and Australia. Many of his books have been translated into successful films and plays. Not only is he an author but he also illustrates his books, namely His Dark Materials which has recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Also in 2017 fans were treated to the long-awaited prequel The Book of Dust. Outside his passion as an author he is an atheist and has strong views on children’s education and creativity.