Leviathan / written by Scott Westerfeld ; illustrated by Keith Thompson.
Author: Westerfeld, Scott.
Edition: 1st Simon Pulse pbk. ed.
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2010.
ISBN: 9781416971740 (pbk.)
9780606223935 (Turtleback ed.)
0606223932 (Turtleback ed.)
Description: 440 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Series: Leviathan trilogy ; 1
Subject: Princes Juvenile fiction.
War Juvenile fiction.
Airships Juvenile fiction.
Animals, Mythical Juvenile fiction.
Imaginary creatures Fiction.
Genetic engineering Fiction.
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Notes: Original copyright 2009.
Includes an excerpt from the second book in the Leviathan trilogy, "Behemoth."
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
Summary: In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically engineered beasts.