The Thief Lord (Hardcover)

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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


Two orphaned brothers run away to Venice, where crumbling canals and misty alleyways shelter a secret community of street urchins. The 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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780606146869
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: May 1st, 2010
Pages: 376