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Two Good Thieves

(2009)
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In the searing heat of an unnamed South American city, a gang of child-thieves runs wild. Demi has the gift of speed - he can pick a pocket and be gone before his victim has even noticed he was there. Baz is his lookout - no one sees her unless she wants them to. It's like a game: dodging the law, keeping one step ahead, being the fastest, the cleverest, the best. But one day, almost by accident, they steal a dazzling, beautiful, priceless jewel - and make a very dangerous enemy. Suddenly they're sucked into a world where children's lives are worthless, where the rich and powerful are just adults who steal on a much grander scale, and where secrets are traded like gold. Their only hope is to make a brave bid for freedom - to head upcountry, away from the unrelenting heat, the dried-up river, the only home they've ever known. When good and bad are meaningless, two child thieves become the beating moral heart of an unputdownable thriller.

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Hardback Editions

July 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Two Good Thieves
Author(s): Daniel Finn
ISBN: 0-230-73776-5 / 978-0-230-73776-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Two Good Thieves
Author(s): Daniel Finn
ISBN: 0-330-47715-3 / 978-0-330-47715-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2010 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Two Good Thieves
Author(s): Daniel Finn
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA