Today’s Guardian has an exclusive extract from the first volume of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust. It revisits the universe of Lyra’s Oxford from His Dark Materials.

La Belle Sauvage, the first volume of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust, will be published on 19 October 2017 in hardback, ebook and audio by Penguin Random House Children’s UK and David Fickling Books, priced £20.

Pullman’s graphic novel, The Adventures of John Blake is also due out soon.