Agents for peace are bringing an end to the devastating conflict between the roaming Traction Cities and their fanatical enemies while Wren and her father Tom travel the Bird Roads... Read more
Agents for peace are bringing an end to the devastating conflict between the roaming Traction Cities and their fanatical enemies while Wren and her father Tom travel the Bird Roads in their airship, trying to forget that Hester has betrayed them. In the ruined wreckage of the city of London they make a discovery that will change the world, while Hester must face an implacable foe with the means and the will to destroy the entire human race. The fourth, spectacular instalment of the award-winning quartet.
A Darkling Plain Paperback edition by Philip Reeve
In a dangerous future, huge motorized cities hunt, attack and fight each other for survival. As London pursues a small town, young apprentice Tom is flung out into the wastelands, where a terrifying cyborg begins to hunt him down. The first book in the award-winning MORTAL ENGINES quartet.
MORTAL ENGINES launched Philip Reeve's brilliantly-imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic future. Now, in time for the film debut, the critically acclaimed MORTAL ENGINES quartet is repackaged in a boxset with fantastic and eye-catching covers featuring new artwork.
Far above Anchorage, a tiny aircraft falls from the sky. Having fled from London in MORTAL ENGINES, Tom and Hester seek refuge in a city devastated by plague, haunted by ghosts, and filled with deadly secrets... The second book in the award-winning MORTAL ENGINES quartet.
The first instalment in the MORTAL ENGINES quartet, introducing young apprentice Tom Natsworthy and the murderous Hester Shaw, flung from the fast-moving city of London into heart-stopping adventures in the wastelands of the Great Hunting Ground. "My favourite contemporary children's author is Philip Reeve" - Charlie Higson
Along with his friends, a grumpy old albatross, a short-sighted mermaid, and a friendly island called Cliff, Oliver sets out to rescue his missing parents. On their perilous journey the friends meet evil islands, a boy called Stacey (not a girl's name), and more sea monkeys than you can wave some seaweed at.
And they're off! Who will win the Race to the Top of the World? Helga Hammerfest and her polar bears; bounder and cheat Sir Basil Sprout-Dumpling or Shackleton Jones with his robot-powered sled?
But wait, what's this? Two kids riding a sled pulled by 66 pugs wearing jumpers?! The underdogs are coming.
In time for the film debut, the critically acclaimed MORTAL ENGINES quartet is brought to life in a comprehensive, full-colour illustrated guide to the world Philip Reeve has created across 15 years and 8 books.
When Tom and Hester's scrapyard aircraft is pursued by rocket-firing gunships, they seek sanctuary in the speeding ice city of Anchorage. But it is no safe refuge. Devastated by plague and haunted by ghosts, Anchorage is heading for the Dead Continent... The second instalment of Reeve's critically acclaimed MORTAL ENGINES quartet.
In a world removed from the huge motorized cities of MORTAL ENGINES, Wren is desperate to escape the static city of Anchorage, and a charming submarine pirate is ready to help her. But when she steals a mysterious object, she ignites a conflict that could tear the world apart. The third thrilling book in the award-winning MORTAL ENGINES quartet.
In the time of MORTAL ENGINES, London was once feared across the wastelands. Now it's a poisoned, lifeless wreck. But Tom and Wren believe the city may hide a secret at its heart that could bring an end to the war. The fourth book in the award-winning MORTAL ENGINES quartet.
Wren longs to escape from Anchorage. She craves the dangerous adventures her parents once had - and a charming submarine pirate is ready to take her to sea. But the object that she steals for him ignites a conflict that will tear the whole world apart... The third thrilling instalment of Reeve's critically acclaimed MORTAL ENGINES quartet.
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