The Thief Lord Author:Cornelia Funke Reader t.b.a. — approx. 9 hours cassettes — 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 thirteen-year-old boy who calls himself the "Thief Lord." Brilliant and charismatic, the Thief Lord leads a ring of street children who dabble in petty crimes. ... more » Prosper and Bo delight in being 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 to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.« less
A great story set in a magical underworld of Venice, Italy, where hidden canals and crumbling rooftops shelter runaways with incredible secreta. Prosper and Bo - orphans on the run from a cruel aunt and uncle - hide in Venice, where they meet a mysterious 13 year-old boy--the "Thief Lord." Circumstances lead the listener to a fantastic, spellbinding conclusion.