The Firework-maker's Daughter

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Scholastic Inc., 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 97 pages
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Lila, the daughter of the Firework-Maker, was to follow in her father's footsteps, but she soon learns that to be a true Firework-Maker, she must face down the Fire-Fiend of Mount Merapi. So Lila sets off, ready to face anything that gets in her way. An ALA Booklist Editors' Choice. Illustrations.
 

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User Review  - Evalangui - LibraryThing

I liked this one but it was not that clever, if you see what I mean. The descriptions are good but the story is fairytalishly formulaic and it does not manage to go beyond that. Read full review

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User Review  - nmhale - LibraryThing

Pullman is best known for his epic fantasy the Dark Materials trilogy and other young adult novels, but he has also written books that can be read with a younger audience, and I find that I like these ... Read full review

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Contents

The fireworkMakers Daughter
1
Escape
13
The Restaurant
27
The Mountain
45
Razvani
55
Judgement
67
The Contest
77
Copyright

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Philip Pullman is a renowned author of works for young readers, and the winner of many awards, including the prestigious Whitbread Award for Best Book of the Year for The Amber Spyglass - the first time a children's author has won this coveted prize.

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