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A story of runaways and orphans who come together in Venice and support themselves by stealing and selling their pilfered goods to the owner of a small shop. A really amazing tale of friendship.
posted Aug 3, 2007 at 4:31PM
The Theif Lord is a great book for readers 10 and up, Cornelia Funke really does well this time, the book is set in Venice where two orphaned brothers run to after their parents die and they are placed under the care of their aunt, where they meet 4 other kids named Hornet, Mosca, Scipio, and Rico. The book is really descriptive and I think that it would be liked by almost all who read it. :)
posted Aug 5, 2007 at 9:44AM
Very mysterious, keeps you on your toes until the end.
posted Jul 10, 2009 at 9:11PM
My dearest colleague was convinced that children's literature was taking a great dive for the worse and he was quite insistent that this book was a handmanual on how to pickpocket those around you, so I read it to prove him wrong. I ended up proving him wrong. I also ended up enjoying the book, thus the reason that I risk discovery and creep out of hiding for just long enough to review this book.
posted Jun 10, 2010 at 5:12PM
The Thief Lord is an exciting page turner about two runaway orphaned brothers who meet a mysterious boy who calls himself the Thief Lord. The brothers, Prosper and Bo, soon find themselves being tracked by a detective and they soon find themselves hunting down a forgotten treasure. For readers 11 and up. 9.5 out of 10 stars.
posted Jun 30, 2010 at 6:57PM
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Bo's brother; ran away when he found out his aunt wanted to adopt only Bo.
Kindhearted; hired by the boys' evil aunt and uncle to find them.
Known as "The Thief Lord"; elusive; confident; charismatic; steals from the rich of Venice to feed and clothe his gang of street children.