Praise for The Golden Compass:

“Superb . . . All-stops-out thrilling.” —The Washington Post

“Heroic . . . Heart-wrenching . . . A masterpiece that transcends genre: it is a children’s book that will appeal to adults, a fantasy novel that will charm even the most hardened realist. Best of all, the author doesn’t speak down to his audience, nor does he pull his punches; there is genuine terror in this book, and heartbreak, and betrayal, and loss. There is also love, loyalty, and an abiding morality that infuses the story but never overwhelms it. It’s one of those rare novels that one wishes would never end.” —

“Extraordinary storytelling at its best.” —Detroit Free Press

Praise for The Amber Spyglass:

“A literary masterpiece . . . [that] caps the most magnificent fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings and puts Harry Potter to shame.” —The Oregonian

“Pullman has created the last great fantasy masterpiece of the twentieth century.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer

“Absorbing . . . Like J. K. Rowling, [Pullman] invents a world filled with strange divinations and wordplay.” —Newsweek