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The Thief (The Queen's Thief #1)
by Megan Whalen Turner

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The Thief (The Queen's Thief #1) by Megan Whalen Turner Overview

The king's scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king's prison. The magus is interested only in the thief's abilities. What Gen is interested in is anyone's guess. Their journey toward the treasure is both dangerous and difficult, lightened only imperceptibly The king's scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king's prison. The magus is interested only in the thief's abilities. What Gen is interested in is anyone's guess. Their journey toward the treasure is both dangerous and difficult, lightened only imperceptibly by the tales they tell of the old gods and goddesses.

Megan Whalen Turner

About The Thief (The Queen's Thief #1) Description

Megan Whalen Turner is the author of short stories and novels for children, teenagers and adults. She has won the LA Times Book Award for Young Adult LIterature, a Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor and a Newbery Honor. She won the Mythopoeic Award and was shortlisted twice for the Andre Norton Award.

Data Book The Thief (The Queen's Thief #1)

Original Title The Thief ISBN 0060824972 (ISBN13: 9780060824976 ) Edition Language English Series The Queen's Thief #1 Characters Eugenides, The Magus, Eddis, Sophos Literary Awards Newbery Honor (1997), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature (2011), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (1998) (38)