The Thief Lord

Recommended by Cornelia Funke, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #33 in Italy, Ranked #37 in Lakesee more rankings.

Two orphaned children are on the run, hiding among the crumbling canals and misty alleyways of Venice. They are soon befriended by a gang of street children and their mysterious leader, the Thief Lord. The greatest threat to their freedom is a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself. less

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Cornelia Funke I owe this book to the children I worked with as a social worker. (Source)

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