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The sea monsters / Terry Deary ; inside illustrations by Helen Flook.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Flook, Helen [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deary, Terry, Victorian tales: Edition: Second edition.Description: 55 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781472939838; 1472939832.Subject(s): Sirius (Steamboat) -- Children's fiction | Steamboats -- Children's fiction | Transatlantic voyages -- Children's fiction | Great Western (Steamship) -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.Summary: It's 1838, and Patrick and Grace Leary are aboard The Sirius, set to become the first ever ship to sail from Dublin to New York using only steam power. But their cousin Ben is on board Brunel's giant steam ship the Great Western in Bristol, and he's convinced he'll be in New York before them. With fires causing havoc, Brunel getting injured and one ship running out of coal, which steam driven sea monster has the power to win this dangerous race?
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Junior Fiction Pātea LibraryPlus
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Children's Fiction DEAR (Browse shelf) Available i2161078
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Children's
Children's Fiction DEAR (Browse shelf) Available i2162567
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Isambard Brunel's Great Western is the biggest, fasted steamship in the world. But the crew of the little Irish steamship Sirius are determined to beat Brunel's sea monster and be the first ship to cross the Atlantic by steam alone. With fires causing havoc, Brunel getting injured and one ship running out of coal, which steam sea monster has the power to win this dangerous race?<br> <br> In the Victorian Tales Terry Deary explores the fascinating world of the Victorians, including many of the incredible achievements and breakthroughs that took place. These tales feature real people from history and take place in some of the most recognizable Victorian settings.

First published in 2012 by A & C Black Limited.

It's 1838, and Patrick and Grace Leary are aboard The Sirius, set to become the first ever ship to sail from Dublin to New York using only steam power. But their cousin Ben is on board Brunel's giant steam ship the Great Western in Bristol, and he's convinced he'll be in New York before them. With fires causing havoc, Brunel getting injured and one ship running out of coal, which steam driven sea monster has the power to win this dangerous race?

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