How to Be Cool
|1 September 1987|
How to be Cool is a 1987 novel written by Philip Pullman and intended for older teen readers. The plot revolves around a young man named Jacob who finds out the truth about the sinister plans of the National Cool Board and hits upon an idea to beat them at their own game.
It was adapted for television in the United Kingdom by Granada Television for ITV, and starred Roger Daltrey, Freddie Jones, and Gary Glitter. Four 50-minute episodes aired between 3 – 17 December 1988.
- 1987, UK Heinemann Young Books (ISBN 0-434-95781-X), Pub date 1 September 1987, hardback (First edition)
- 1987, UK Heinemann Young Books (ISBN 0-434-95782-8), Pub date 1 September 1987, paperback
Cover illustration & lettering: Martina Farrow
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