In this stunning literary debut, Reeve creates an unforgettable adventure story set in a dark and utterly original world. "A brilliant construction that offers new wonders at every turn."--"Publishers Weekly." A "School Library Journal" Best Book.
London is on the rampage again, pursuing a small mining town across the dried-up bed of the North Sea. It's a quasi-Victorian futuristic world where cities prey on each other, recycle their parts and capture their inhabitants. Tom embarks on a journey to return to the city that has abandoned him, accompanied by the cold and damaged Hester. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year.
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"Exciting and visually descriptive." -- School Library Journal (starred review) "Reeve will soon be the go-to man for imagination, excitement, and crowd-pleasing action." -- Horn Book magazine "Wildly imaginative, full of marvelous details, humor, and grand adventures." -- KLIATT "Readers who enjoy violent, titanic clashes between good and evil will be absorbed from beginning to end." -- Kirkus Reviews
Mortal Engines by Edited by Philip Reeve
Edited by Philip Reeve
Used - Very Good
Pearson Education Limited
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