• "It is one of those grand narrative strokes that Pullman can sometimes pull off with such casual looking ease and faith. This book is that gift in miniature"

    John Ezard, Guardian
  • "Grippingly funny and infused with the vitality of a master storyteller"

    Amanda Craig, The Times
  • "Beautifully written . . . a welcome chance to revisit Lyra that many young readers will savour"

    School Librarian
  • "Exquisitely produced . . . Truly a collector's piece, this is a must"

    The Good Book Guide
  • "This is a book for all Pullman readers and is sufficiently intriguing to entice new readers into Lyra's world"

    Child Education