His Dark Materials. The Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. Tenth Anniversary Edition, 1995-2005. One of a 1000 Limited Numbered Sets. Three slipcased volumes each SIGNED by Author Philip Pullman. With notes and Drawings by Colonel John Parry. London: Scholastic, 2005. A fine set.
The trilogy follows the coming of age of the two main characters, Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry, as they wander through a multiverse of parallel universes and move between many alternate worlds. Winner of numerous prizes, Northern Lights won the Carnegie Medal for children's fiction in the UK in 1995, The Amber Spyglass won the 2001 Whitbread Book of the Year award. Pullman was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's and youth literature in 2005.