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Sep 17, 2002
| 511 Minutes
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Sep 17, 2002 | ISBN 9780807209783 | Middle Grade (8-12)
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 boy 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. And soon the boys are thrust into circumstances that will lead them to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.
Cornelia Funke is the New York Times bestselling author of many magical novels for children, including The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, and Inkheart. She is also the writer of the charming chapter books Emma and the Blue Genie, The Pirate Pig, and Ruffleclaw. Once named one of the 100 most… More about Cornelia Funke
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