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With comic genius and storytelling brilliance the author has woven an ingenious and inventive space travel fantasy adventure, featuring a wild and wacky family that will enthral every reader and get both children and adults turning the pages faster than the speed of light. Mothstorm is the second in an utterly original series that began with Larklight and continued in Starcross. Philip Reeve is also the author of Mortal Engines among others.
Art, Myrtle and family go where only one man and his daughter have gone before, to determine the nature of the menacing cloud and rescue the Cruets. But the evil which awaits them is far beyond their imagining, and it looks as though Mother may have finally Met Her Match. Lucky, then, that Jack Havock is hot on their heels to help in the battle.
Publication date: 06/07/2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
|Publication date:||6th July 2009|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
Philip Reeve was our Guest Editor for June 2012. Click here to see his books and some that inspired him. Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he worked in a bookshop for years while also producing and directing a number of no-budget theatre projects. Philip then began illustrating and has since provided cartoons and jokes for around forty books, including the best-selling Scholastic series Horrible Histories, as well as Murderous Maths and Dead Famous. He's been writing stories since he was five, but Mortal Engines was the first to be published. Mortal Engines defies easy categorisation. It is ...More About Philip Reeve
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