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The next awe-inspiring adventure in the Mortal Engines series by a superb, award-winning writer at the height of his powers. A fabulous new adventure to add to his best-selling Mortal Engines fantasy sequence. Fever Crumb, heroine of previous adventures, comes back to London and finds much has changed. Casting off its old image, London has been rebuilt ready to fight the mammoth-riders who are set to attack. The battle will be bloody; to prevent the worst, Fever Crumb must move quickly on her mission to find an ancient technology hidden in the wastelands of the Scriven mutants.
The mammoth warriors are gathering for battle. In a future land once known as Britain, nomad tribes are preparing to fight a terrifying enemy - the first ever mobile-city. Before London can launch itself, young engineer Fever Crumb must journey to the wastelands of the North in search of a mysterious black pyramid. The extraordinary secrets it contains will change her world forever.
“His imagination is electrifying” - Frank Cottrell Boyce
|Publication date:||4th April 2011|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month|
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