From the novels by Philip Pullman, this brilliant adaptation by Nicholas Wright of His Dark Materials is sure to be a runaway success with your students - such is the popularity of the original trilogy which has earned wide literary acclaim. * Consists of the two critically acclaimed plays performed at the National Theatre both printed in one volume - thus offering exceptional value for money. * Invaluable teacher's notes and student drama activities written by Ruth Moore and Paul Bunyan, recognised experts in the area of Drama in English. * Philip Pullman worked closely with playwright Nicolas Wright to create the text, and both writers have contributed introductions to our edition. * The exciting, highly imaginative storyline, which captivates boys and girls alike, offers a wide range of textual and dramatic investigations. Parts for all the class, and ideal for smaller groups, with potential for interchangeable male/female roles.