Fever Crumb : A Web of Air

Written by Philip Reeve

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Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2011: Favourite Story*

Philip Reeve’s epic Mortal Engines series has set the imagination of many a child completely wild since it first began.  This is the 6th novel to be set in the awesome world of Mortal Engines and the sequel to Fever Crumb. Every one of his Mortal Engines titles stands out as a truly special read.  With Web of Air you will be taken on an emotional journey as well as an enthralling one that’s full of surprises.  Above all it will make you think about life as you know it and what could happen to it if it were ruined.

If you love Philip Reeve's Mortal Engines sequence you should also read Haywired by Alex Keller.  Also, click here to read Alex Keller's interview with Philip Reeve in The Solitary Bee.

 

Here is a list of all the Blue Peter Book Award 2011 shortlisted books:



Best Book with Facts:


Do Igloos Have Loos? - Mitchell Symons


How the World Works - Christiane Dorion


What You Need To Know Now: The World in Facts, Stats, and Graphics - Joe Fullman, Ian Graham, Sally Regan and Isabel Thomas


Most Fun Story with Pictures:


Alienography - Chris Riddell


Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree - Andy Stanton


Lunatics and Luck (The Raven Mysteries) - Marcus Sedgwick


Favourite Stories:


Dead Man's Cove (A Laura Marlin Mystery) - Lauren St John


A Web of Air (Mortal Engines) - Philip Reeve


Tall Story - Candy Gourlay

Fever Crumb : A Web of Air Synopsis

Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a travelling theatre. Now she arrives in the extraordinary crater city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets. This is the fabulous sixth book in the Mortal Engines series, from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.

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ISBN: 9781407115207
Publication date: 05/04/2010
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781407115207
Publication date: 5th April 2010
Author: Philip Reeve
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About Philip Reeve

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 ...

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