Philip Reeve





Philip Reeve

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in Brighton, England, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1966

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Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he worked in a bookshop for a number of years while also co-writing, producing and directing a number of no-budget theatre projects.

Philip then began illustrating and has since provided cartoons for around forty children's books, including the best-selling Horrible Histories, Murderous Maths and Dead Famous series.

Philip has been writing stories since he was five, but Mortal Engines was the first to be published.


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Just home from the Edinburgh International Book Festival, where Sarah McIntyre and I unveiled our all-new Cakes in Space multimedia CAKETACULAR. Which went well, I think. The plan was to do something that was less like a usual author event, and more like THEATRE, my dears. So we perform what amount to comedy sketches built around ideas from the Cakes in Space book before Sarah leads the audie... Read more of this blog post »
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Mortal Engines (The Hungry ...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 8,408 ratings — published 2001 — 41 editions
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Fever Crumb (Fever Crumb, #1)
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 4,577 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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Predator's Gold (The Hungry...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,937 ratings — published 2003 — 25 editions
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Larklight (Larklight, #1)
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 3,242 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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Infernal Devices (The Hungr...
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A Darkling Plain (The Hungr...
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Starcross (Larklight, #2)
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Here Lies Arthur
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A Web of Air (Fever Crumb, #2)
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Mothstorm (Larklight, #3)
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“You aren't a hero and I'm not beautiful and we probably won't live happily ever after " she said. "But we're alive and together and we're going to be all right.”
Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines

“Fever jumped aside just in time to dodge the shower of urine, and stumbled into the path of a religious procession - celebrants in robes and pointed hats whirling and clapping and chanting the name of some old-world prophet, 'Hari, Hari! Hari Potter!'
Philip Reeve, Fever Crumb

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