The Thief Lord (Compact Disc)
Journey to the mystical canals of Venice, Italy in Cornelia Funke's enchanting tale of two runaway orphans and the family they find in a ragtag band of thieves in The Thief Lord. With descriptions that will transport you to the watery streets of Venice, and characters you'll fall in love with this story will warm your heart and leave you smiling long after it's over. And with the added mystery of a magical carousel, you'll want to follow our heroes till the end!— Marielle
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.
From the Cassette edition.
About the Author
Cornelia Funke is the author of the bestselling novels Dragon Rider, The Thief Lord, Inkheart, and Inkspell, all available on audio from Listening Library. She lives in Los Angeles, California.