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Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines, Book 1) - by Philip Reeve (Paperback)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 12-17 Years

Number of Pages: 320

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Sub-Genre: Science Fiction

Series Title: Mortal Engines

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Author: Philip Reeve

Language: English

Street Date: May 30, 2017
TCIN: 52364313
UPC: 9781338201123
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-9905
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



Reeve creates a brilliant new world in this series soon to be a major motion picture. London is hunting again. Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. Soon, London will feed. In the attack, Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl.



Book Synopsis



The epic city-eat-city adventure is now a major motion picture produced by Peter Jackson!

A breathtaking work of imagination, Hester Shaw is a heroine for the ages. The moment we finished reading this book we knew we wanted to make it into a movie. -- Producer Peter Jackson* Reeve's [Mortal Engines] remains a landmark of visionary imagination. -- School Library Journal, starred reviewNow a major motion picture produced by Peter Jackson!London is hunting again. Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. Soon London will feed.In the attack, Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl. They must run for their lives through the wreckage -- and face a terrifying new weapon that threatens the future of the world.Beloved storyteller Philip Reeve creates a brilliant new world in the Mortal Engines series, called phenomenal... violent and romantic, action-packed and contemplative, funny and frightening by the Sunday Times.



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Praise for the Mortal Engines series: * Exciting and visually descriptive. -- School Library Journal, starred reviewA page-turner, this adventure in a city-eat-city world will have readers eagerly suspending disbelief to follow the twists and turns of the imaginative plot. -- BooklistBig, brave, brilliant. -- Guardian (UK)* Reeve's [Mortal Engines Quartet] remains a landmark of visionary... imagination. -- School Library Journal, starred review Phenomenal... violent and romantic, action-packed and contemplative, funny and frightening. -- Sunday Times (UK)



About the Author



Philip Reeve is the bestselling author of the Mortal Engines quartet, which is now a major motion picture, and the award-winning Fever Crumb series. His other books include the highly acclaimed Here Lies Arthur and No Such Thing As Dragons. He lives in England with his wife and son. Visit him online at philip-reeve.com.
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