Pic from the Guardian shows scene from the movie, Golden Compass, featuring the unkown 13 year old Dakato Blue Richards and the very well known Nicole Kidman.
For more on Pullman and his books visit his website.
Author pic from the Wikipedia Philip Pullman website.
The three titles comprising His Dark Materials Trilogy are:
The Subtle Knife
The Amber Spyglass
All published by Random House. Cover shows the omnibus edition carrying all three titles.They are astonishing books, deservedly much heralded and awarded, from one of the great contemporary authors writing in English today.
His Dark Materials has its own website.