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Jan 06, 2015
| 436 Minutes
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jan 06, 2015 | ISBN 9780553556254 | Middle Grade (8-12)
“This is top-notch storytelling, full of wit, a colorful cast of rogues, and delectable slang.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review of How to Catch a BogleJem Barbary spent most of his early life picking pockets for a wily old crook named Sarah Pickles—until she betrayed him. Now Jem wants revenge, but first he needs a new job. Luckily Alfred the bogler, the man who kills the child-eating monsters that hide in the shadows of Victorian London, needs a new apprentice. As more and more orphans disappear under mysterious circumstances, Alfred, Jem, and Birdie find themselves waging an underground war in a city where science clashes with superstition and monsters lurk in every alley.
Catherine Jinks is the author of many award-winning and internationally recognized books for adults, young adults, and kids, written in a wide range of genres (including murder mysteries, historical fiction, horror, and science fiction). She has garnered many awards, including the… More about Catherine Jinks
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