Award-winning children’s author most widely known for his Mortal Engines Quartet series. He earned the 2006 Guardian Children’s Fiction Reward, a once-in-a-lifetime publication award for his concluding quantity. He’s also well-known for his group of Mortal Motors prequels, the 1st one being truly a finalist for the 2010 Carnegie Medal. He had written his first tale at age five yrs . old known as Spike and his pet Spook. He earned the annual 2007 Carnegie Medal award, honoring the year’s greatest children’s publication for his book Here Lays Arthur. He was created in Brighton, Britain. He previously a son called Sam in 2002 along with his wife Sarah. His first influences are the wants of JRR Tolkein and Oliver Postgate.