An exciting, magical adventure set among the crumbling canals and ancient ruins of Venice, Italy.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 ...
Age Range: 8 and up
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Lexile Measure: 640L
Series: BOOK SENSE BOOK OF THE YEAR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (AWARDS)
Hardcover: 349 pages
Publisher: Scholastic (September 1, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 878073
Format: PDF ePub Text TXT fb2 book
- Cornelia Funke epub
- Cornelia Funke ebooks
- BOOK SENSE BOOK OF THE YEAR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (AWARDS) epub
- Children's Books epub ebooks
- 349 pages epub
I just re-read the book before giving it to a preteen as a gift. The story, an orphan who is accepted by a street gang of kids rejecting the numbing insensitivity of life in an orphanage to create a family of their own, which must, necessarily, exist...
eing 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.