Cricket Readers Recommend

Thief Lord

by Cornelia Funke

Thief Lord is an amazing book about runawy children living in an abandoned movie theater in Venice, Italy. One, Scipio, who calls himself the Thief Lord has a terrible secret. A detective, Victor Getz, is looking for Prosper and Bo, who have run away from their rich, but very mean Aunt Esther, and is now, thanks to Hornet (another one of the runaways) living in the movie theater with the others. The kids are asked to steal something for the mysterious Conte, and from there things get really interesting!!


Average: 5 (5 votes)
submitted by Zoe G., age 12
(July 9, 2008 - 5:05 pm)

I've read some of this book and it really is awesome! I can't wait to finish it !

submitted by Clair T., age 10, Nebraska
(July 10, 2008 - 5:45 pm)

This book rocks! If you like this one ,you should try The Dragon Rider by Cournelia Funke.

submitted by Amy
(July 10, 2008 - 6:25 pm)

My best friend is OBSESSED with Cornelia Funkes Dragon Rider!

submitted by kirby
(July 20, 2008 - 4:50 pm)

I love all of the Funke books including Dragonrider, When Santa Fell to Earth, and The Thief Lord! I am a huge fan!

submitted by Funke fan, age 11, Somewhere I wan
(February 28, 2009 - 4:06 pm)

If you're a Funke fan, there is a website just for you. It's almost as awesome as her books!

submitted by Ima Bookworm
(April 16, 2009 - 8:17 pm)

I love when santa fell to earth.

submitted by Sarah C, age 12, Idaho
(January 8, 2010 - 3:09 pm)

This is a great book. She throws some magic in at the end, which I wasn't expecting. Yum!

submitted by Willa C., age 12 4/4, Nehalem, Or
(July 13, 2008 - 3:29 pm)

She's a great author. I'll try to find it at the library so I can read it!!

submitted by Britney W., age 13, MT. Airy, MD
(July 17, 2008 - 1:00 pm)

Sounds good yet confusing.

submitted by kirby
(July 20, 2008 - 4:49 pm)

It isn't that confusing once you get started!!

submitted by Zoe G., age 12, Maine
(July 27, 2008 - 9:05 am)

I haven't read this particular book by her, but Cornelia Funke is a great author. I especially like the Inkheart books and can't wait until Inkdeath (the third book) is released in the U. S.

submitted by Jeremy, age 12, Pittsburgh
(July 30, 2008 - 7:38 am)

oooh, i wanna read it!

submitted by Gabrielle, age 13, Michigain
(August 18, 2008 - 10:21 am)

AWESOME ENDING! I read it in fourth grade for school; it was great.

submitted by Alexis A., age 12, Louisiana
(August 24, 2008 - 7:14 pm)

i havent read the book, but the movie is AWESOME!!!!

submitted by Laurel T., age 13, Houston, TX
(September 4, 2008 - 6:09 pm)

I didn't know there was a movie! Now I have to go see it; the book was GREAT!










submitted by Ima Bookworm
(April 13, 2009 - 1:48 pm)