Publish date: September 19th 2006
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Larklight (#1)
Nice story, wonderful illustrations and I loved the various hints to pop culture: Dune, Star Trek, Spiderman, Dracula... Don't you want to try and find them yourself now? ;-)
Art and Myrtle Mumby live in Larklight, a house that orbits Earth beyond the moon, with their father, their mother having disappeared years earlier and thought dead in an aethership wreck, until one day, monstrous white spiders attack Larklight and send them scurrying. Can Art and Myrtle save their...
Yes, but Kindle.
It is the mid-nineteenth century, Queen Victoria is on the throne, and the British Empire stretches into the stars. With their absent-minded father for their only human company, Arthur and Myrtle live in a ramshackle house named Larklight floating in deep space. But then giant spiders invade Larkl...
You know what I hate? Being nearly finished with an entertaining book and then stupidly toting my copy to the playground (with the truly insane belief that perhaps THIS TIME I will be able to read a paragraph or two while my child self-sufficiently and independently plays)...and then losing the boo...