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Publication Date: 13 Jun 2019
Subject: Children's novels
Suitable for: Primary
AR: 5.1 MY
|Paperback||3 Sep 2020||
The good thieves
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A girl teams up with a group of boys to get revenge on a conman with mafia connections who cheated her grandfather out of everything he owned.
Vita Marlowe has a mission. Her beloved grandfather, Jack, has been cheated out of everything he owns 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.
NOTE : Adult characters are sometimes very drunk and the children meet in a speakeasy, the book being set in Prohibition New York.
NOTE : Shortlisted for the British Book Awards 2020
NOTE: UKLA Book Awards 2021 - Longlist
Adult characters are sometimes very drunk and the children meet in a speakeasy, the book being set in Prohibition New York.
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