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Philip Pullman Novel To Become Children's Opera

Posted at 7:52PM Wednesday 12 Dec 2012

Philip Pullman's novel The Firework-Maker's Daughter is to be turned into an opera for children.

Five singers and two puppeteers will tell the tale of Lila, a girl who wants to make fireworks like her father.

Pullman, a former teacher, originally wrote the story for a school play and published it in book form in 1995.

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