Larklight

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 26 ratings

Larklight Summary

In 1851 a mysterious visitor to Art Mumby's space home has plans for a calamity that will destroy not only the entire British Empire, but also the known universe. Can disaster be prevented with help from Art's irritating sister Myrtle, a few exotic space creatures, and an extraterrestrial pirate?

Author Phillip Reeve was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize Children's Book Award.

©2006 Philip Reeve (P)2007 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

    • Larklight

    • By: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Greg Steinburner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In 1851 a mysterious visitor to Art Mumby's space home has plans for a calamity that will destroy not only the entire British Empire, but also the known universe. Can disaster be prevented with help from Art's irritating sister Myrtle, a few exotic space creatures, and an extraterrestrial pirate?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • story ok

    • By Kay on 08-01-15

    Regular price: £28.49

  • Book 2

    • Starcross

    • By: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Greg Steinbruner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The extraordinary adventure of that book continues in Starcross, as Art and Myrtle receive an ominous warning from an ancient superhuman (their mum). The solar system is on the brink of invasion - from highly intelligent hats from the future!

    Regular price: £25.79

  • Book 3

    • Mothstorm

    • The Horror from Beyond Uranus Georgium Sidus!
    • By: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Greg Steinbruner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    When the festive season arrives at Larklight, so does some unsettling news. A sinister-looking cloud is fast approaching the outskirts of the Known Universe. The closest planet, Georgium Sidus, has but two human inhabitants: the missionary Rev. Cruet and his daughter Charity.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Mothstorm

    • The Horror from Beyond
    • By: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Greg Steinbruner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    At the edge of space, a mysterious cloud appears. The last transmission from a remote outpost near the cloud warns of grave danger. Now Art, Myrtle, and the rest of the family launch an investigation - and what they find is so horribly, terribly monstrous that not even a billion mothballs will keep it at bay!

    Regular price: £19.49