Philip Reeve: Author Talk

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Nov 18, 2017
from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM


National Space Centre

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Ride the interstellar express into a fantastic future universe of aliens, androids, and sentient trains. Join Philip Reeve at The National Space Centre as he talks about his writing and reads from his popular books Railhead and Black Light Express.

Reeve’s book Mortal Engines won the Smarties Gold Award, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Blue Peter ‘Book I Couldn't Put Down’ award. Mortal Engines is currently being filmed by the makers of The Lord Of The Rings and looks set to become a sci-fi film classic.

Philip Reeve


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