The Thief (The Queen's Thief, Book 1)

The Thief (The Queen's Thief, Book 1)

Megan Whalen Turner


"I can thieve anything." So broadcasts Gen, the hero of the Newbery Honor publication The Thief—an interesting event myth set in a legendary land wealthy with intrigue. Gen's bragging lands him in legal . . . yet then the king's magus wishes the thief's ability for a near-impossible activity: to scouse borrow a valuable magical jewel from a far flung land. "In addition to its charismatic hero, this tale possesses essentially the most precious treasures of all—a twinkling jewel of a shock ending," wrote Publishers Weekly in a starred review.

The first of six deliberate books set in Gen's international, The Thief used to be an ALA most sensible ebook of the 12 months in addition to a Newbery Honor booklet. School Library Journal stated, "YAs who like snide, quick-tempered, softhearted heroes will love Gen," and Kirkus Reviews known as it "an uplifting e-book, a literary trip that enriches either its characters and readers."

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