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The Thief Lord

Written by Cornelia Funke and illustrated by Christian Birmingham
Published by Chicken House
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The enchanting international bestseller with bonus back matter and a beautiful new cover!

Two orphaned brothers, Prosper and Bo, have run away to Venice, where crumbling canals and misty alleyways shelter a secret community of street urchins. Leader of this motley crew of lost children is a clever, charming boy with a dark history of his own: He calls himself the Thief Lord.

Propser and Bo relish their new “family” and life of petty crime. But their cruel aunt and a bumbling detective are on their trail. And posing an even greater threat to the boys’ freedom is something from a forgotten past: a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself.

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I’ve loved everything I’ve read of Cornelia Funke’s and this book was no exception. The multiple and ever-unfolding layers of reality and truth combine with the magic of Funke’s storytelling (and the magic of the carousel) to create a compelling story full of adventure, intrigue (with lots of sleuthing and sneaking!) and the most important discovery of what family really means and who family really is.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0545227704
ISBN 13:
9780545227704
Publication Date:
May 1, 2010