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The Good Thieves

The Good Thieves
Katherine Rundell


Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books
ISBN: 9781408854891
Published: 13/06/2019
Price: £12.99


Synopsis:

'An amazing adventure story, told with sparkling style and sleight of hand' JACQUELINE WILSON Vita set her jaw, and nodded at New York City in greeting, as a boxer greets an opponent before a fight. Fresh 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.




 
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