The Thief Lord (Paperback)

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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

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The sensational, highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller--now available in paperback!

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 character 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 relish being part of this colorful new family. But the Thief Lord has secrets of his own. And soon the boys are thrust into circumstances that will lead them, and readers, to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780439420891
Publisher: The Chicken House
Publication Date: October 1st, 2003
Pages: 376