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Mortal engines

Author: Philip Reeve
Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Adventure stories
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Science fiction
Steampunk fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Reeve
ISBN: 0439979439 9780439979436
OCLC Number: 50100306
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Awards: Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 2002.
Winner of Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 2002.
Shortlisted for Branford Boase Award 2002.
Shortlisted for Whitbread Prize (Children's Book) 2002.
Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 2002.
Description: 320 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Philip Reeve.

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In a world where moving cities trawl the globe, Tom and Hester have been thrown out of theirs and left them stranded and starving in the middle of nowhere. Hester is desperate for revenge while Tom  Read more...

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