The Manual of Aeronautics: An Illustrated Guide to the Leviathan Series (Hardcover)

By Scott Westerfeld, Keith Thompson (Illustrator)
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A lavishly illustrated, full-color companion to Scott Westerfeld's New York Times "bestselling Leviathan trilogy.
A must-have for any fan of Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan trilogy, "The Manual of Aeronautics" is an illustrated guide to the inner workings of the Darwinist and Clanker powers. Loaded with detailed descriptions and elaborate, four-color illustrations of Darwinist beasties and Clanker walkers, weapons, transport, and uniforms, this manual highlights the international powers that Deryn and Alek encounter throughout their around-the-world adventures. This guide draws back the curtain and reveals the inner depths of Westerfeld's fascinating alternative world.

About the Author

Scott Westerfeld is the author of the Leviathan series, the first book of which was the winner of the 2010 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Fiction. His other novels include the "New York Times" bestseller "Afterworlds", the worldwide bestselling" "Uglies series, "The Last Days", "Peeps", "So Yesterday", and the Midnighters trilogy. Visit him at or follow him on Twitter at @ScottWesterfeld.

Keith Thompson's work has appeared in books, magazines, TV, video games and films. Upcoming games that include conceptual design by Keith are Borderlands and Aliens: Colonial Marines. Keith has also written several books on concept art techniques, the latest being How to Draw and Paint the Undead. See his work on the Web at
Product Details
ISBN: 9781416971795
ISBN-10: 1416971793
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: August 21st, 2012
Pages: 53
Language: English