The Resource Mortal engines, Philip Reeve

Mortal engines, Philip Reeve

Label
Mortal engines
Title
Mortal engines
Statement of responsibility
Philip Reeve
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first book in the thrilling Predator Cities quartet"--Cover
  • "Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City of London chases one terrified little town across the wastelands. If it cannot overpower smaller, slower prey, the city will come to a standstill and risk being taken over by another. In the attack, Tom Natsworthy, Apprentice Historian to the London Museum, is flung from its speeding superstructure into the barren wasteland of Out-Country. His only companion is Hester Shaw, a murderous, scar-faced girl who does not particularly want Tom's company. But if they are to make it back to London, before Stalkers or hungry cities get them first, they will need to help each other, and fast. If Hester is to be believed, London is planning something atrocious, and the future of the world could be at stake. Can they get back to London before it's too late?"--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
ORX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reeve, Philip
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
PZ7.R25576
LC item number
Mo 2012
Literary form
novels
Reading level
6.6
Series statement
The hungry city chronicles
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
London (England)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Mortal engines, Philip Reeve
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The hunting ground -- Valentine -- The waste chute -- The out-country -- The Lord Mayor -- Speedwell -- High London -- The trading center -- The Jenny Haniver -- The 13th Floor Elevator -- Airhaven -- The gasbag and gondola -- The resurrected man -- The guildhall -- The Rustwater Marshes -- The turd tanks -- The pirate suburb -- Bevis -- The Sea of Khazak -- The Black Island -- In the engineerium -- Grike -- MEDUSA -- Part 2: An agent of the league -- The historians -- Batmunkh Gompa -- Dr. Arkengarth remembers -- A stranger in the mountains of heaven -- Going home -- A hero's welcome -- The eavesdropper -- Chudleigh Pomeroy sees it through -- Wine and nibbles and the dawn of a new era -- Idea for a fireworks display -- The cathedral -- The shadow of bones -- The bird roads
Control code
ocn794274283
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780545222112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794274283
Label
Mortal engines, Philip Reeve
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The hunting ground -- Valentine -- The waste chute -- The out-country -- The Lord Mayor -- Speedwell -- High London -- The trading center -- The Jenny Haniver -- The 13th Floor Elevator -- Airhaven -- The gasbag and gondola -- The resurrected man -- The guildhall -- The Rustwater Marshes -- The turd tanks -- The pirate suburb -- Bevis -- The Sea of Khazak -- The Black Island -- In the engineerium -- Grike -- MEDUSA -- Part 2: An agent of the league -- The historians -- Batmunkh Gompa -- Dr. Arkengarth remembers -- A stranger in the mountains of heaven -- Going home -- A hero's welcome -- The eavesdropper -- Chudleigh Pomeroy sees it through -- Wine and nibbles and the dawn of a new era -- Idea for a fireworks display -- The cathedral -- The shadow of bones -- The bird roads
Control code
ocn794274283
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780545222112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794274283

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