Mortal Engines Quartet #1: Mortal Engines

Fancy seeing the world? In Philip Reeve’s dystopian future, cities roam the world on wheels. And they’re hungry! London is a beast on wheels: a future city like you’ve never known before. After the apocalyptic Sixty Minute War, the world’s surviving cities turned predator – chasing and feeding on smaller towns. Now London is hunting. But something deadly is hiding on board. Oh – and we don’t mean the scarred angry girl with the knife… A blasted future. Moving cities. Stalking robotic hunters. A secret weapon that could blow the world apart (again). Want to see it all? Hitch a ride on London. Just mind the cyborg assassins. And don’t fall overboard.

  • Winner of the Smarties Gold Award and Blue Peter Prize
  • One of the most unique and thrilling fantasy worlds ever
  • Filled with wit, imagination and sci-fi/steampunk elements
  • Philip Reeve’s Here Lies Arthur won the Carnegie Medal

“Reeve has managed to marry the hugeness of his imagination with an utterly compelling and child-friendly storyline.” Anthony Horowitz

“This big, brave, brilliant book combines a thrilling adventure story with endless moral conundrums.” Guardian

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    Philip Reeve

    Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.

    Awards

    Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.

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