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The good thieves

By: Rundell, Katherine

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1408854899 / 9781408854891
Hardback
823.92
13/06/2019
77 in stock Need More ?
England
21 cm 322 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 237594, Points 8.00, Book Level 5.10,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell ... FOYLES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019From the winner of the Costa Children's Book Award'An amazing adventure story, told with sparkling style and sleight of hand' JACQUELINE WILSON'Read everything she writes' DAILY MAILFresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do.

Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated out of his home and possessions by a notorious conman with Mafia connections.

Seeing Jack's spirit is broken, Vita is desperate to make him happy again, so she devises a plan to outwit his enemies and recover his home.

She finds a young pickpocket, working the streets of the city. And, nearby, two boys with highly unusual skills and secrets of their own are about to be pulled into her lawless, death-defying plan. Katherine Rundell's fifth novel is a heist as never seen before - the story of a group of children who will do anything to right a wrong.

BIC:

5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFCF Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage), YXK Personal & social issues: disability & special needs (Children's / Teenage)

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