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The Thief Lord

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The Thief Lord

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Author:

Cornelia Funke

Illustrator:

Christian Burmingham

Publisher:

Scholastic

Categories:

Popular

Ages:

9-12

Summary: Prosper and Bo are orphans on the run from their cruel aunt and uncle. The brothers decide to hide out in Venice, where they meet a mysterious thirteen-year-old who calls himself the "Thief Lord." Brilliant and charismatic, the Thief Lord leads a ring of street children who dabble in petty crimes. Prosper and Bo delight in being part of this colorful new family. But the Thief Lord has secrets of his own. Soon the boys are thrust into circumstances that will lead them to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.


Winner of the 2000 Zurich Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award from the Vienna House of Literature.


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This book is so great! It always seems to lead you into more suspense!

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I read this book in sixth grade and I'm now in ninth and I still remember everything about it and it is still my favorite book!

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