Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020
Phone: (818) 248-9668
Sunday & Monday: 10 am - 5 pm
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm
Email the owner, Maureen: email@example.com
Directions to America's Oldest Children's Bookstore:
Located where the 2 and the 210 freeways meet, get directions below on the map.
Parking in Montrose Shopping Park:
There is a large FREE parking lot off Florencita Dr. as well as metered parking along Honolulu Ave. and Montrose Ave. We are always happy to give change for the meters!
For anyone wanting to try a steam punk or for steam-punk aficionados this book is ideal. Set in two distinct steam-punk worlds that have turned 19th Century European life on its head: the world of the Clankers, advanced and powerful steam-powered machines in Austral-Hungary, and that of the Beasties, genetically fabricated Darwinian creatures in Britain. The story follows Daryn, a girl disguised as a boy to enter the British Air Service so she can fly. It also follows Alek, the prince of Austral-Hungary who must flee his royal after his parents are assassinated. From two separate opposing worlds, Alek and Daryn are thrown together by extreme circumstances aboard the mighty airship, the giant hydrogen-breathing modified whale of the air the Leviathan. A roller-coaster of action and intrigue, this book is also an incredibly well thought out politically and historically. - Linnea