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BIC Subject: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Published By: Penguin
 
Published: 02-Jul-2018
Format: Paperback, 176 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780241326336
Stock Code: 1326336
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She began with little Crackle-Dragons, six on a string. Then she learned how to make Leaping Monkeys, Golden Sneezes, and Java Lights. Soon she was thinking about more complicated ones . . .

What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is a Firework-Maker. But firework-making isn't just about making Crackle-Dragons and Golden Sneezes. There's also a special secret- every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend! Can Lila make it back safely?She began with little Crackle-Dragons, six on a string. Then she learned how to make Leaping Monkeys, Golden Sneezes, and Java Lights. Soon she was thinking about more complicated ones . . .

What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is a Firework-Maker. But firework-making isn't just about making Crackle-Dragons and Golden Sneezes. There's also a special secret- every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend! Can Lila make it back safely?
Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford.
 
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