Step Aboard - the Universe is Waiting

Author Philip Reeve

Suitable for:  12+. Fans of Philip Reeve, particularly his Mortal Engines series.

Price:  £7.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-274276-6
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Paperback: 320 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017!
Zen Starling is a petty thief. A nobody. Destined to ride the rails to nowhere special. That is until Raven, a strange and mysterious figure, enlists him for one small job. One small job that might just bring everything in this galaxy, and the next, to the end of the line.

This page was last updated on 25 June 2022 at 04:30 GMT


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  • Sci-fi fans will delight in this lightning-paced and satisfying read - The School Librarian
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