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His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials 2015 Scholastic 20th anniversary paperback edition
20th anniversary paperback edition (Scholastic; 2015)
Publication information
Author Philip Pullman
Genre Children's fantasy novel
Publisher Scholastic Point

The Golden Compass (2007)

TV series

BBC One drama series

Other adaptations

Radio and theatre adaptations

Website Official US website
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His Dark Materials Wiki

His Dark Materials is a young adult fantasy novel by Philip Pullman.


  1. Northern Lights (known as The Golden Compass in North America)
  2. The Subtle Knife
  3. The Amber Spyglass

Companion books[]


Set in a parallel universe to ours, Lyra Belacque went to Arctic in search for her uncle, Lord Asriel, who had been conducting research on the mysterious substance known as "Dust".

Film adaptation[]

A feature film adaptation of the first novel, named The Golden Compass, was released on the 7 December 2007, adapted and directed by Chris Weitz.

Read more about the film adaptation on the wiki here...!

TV series adaptation[]

On November 3rd, 2015, BBC announced the TV adaptation will be shot in Wales.[1][2]