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The Magic Thief

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 11,803 Ratings and 1,201 Reviews

Book Description

In a city that runs on a dwindling supply of magic, a young boy is drawn into a life of wizardry and adventure. Conn should have dropped dead the day he picked Nevery's pocket and touched the wizard's locus magicalicus, a stone used to focus magic and work spells. But for some reason he did not. Nevery finds that interesting, and he takes Conn as his apprentice on the provision that the ... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingHardcover (13 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages448
Publication Date06/03/2008
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About Sarah Prineas (Author) : I'm a writer living in Iowa City, Iowa. My first novel, a middle-grade/YA fantasy called The Magic Thief, will be published in 2008 by HarperCollins Children's, followed by sequels in 2009 and in 20... more
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About Antonio Javier Caparo (Illustrator) : Antonio Javier Caparo is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Antonio Javier Caparo include The Magic Thief.
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5/20/2011 Carmela Martino tagged as: I read

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6/22/2010 Lynndy Bennett tagged as: I read, I recommend

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7/9/2009 Debbie - onyx95 said:
Book 1.…. Fun and fast to read. Deceptively large in size (411 pages), odd size and large print, makes it easy to read. Written from Conn’s point of view with a few letters/journal entries from Nevery. Fun wizardry stuff and great descriptions of the people and places. This is a great book for t... more

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7/17/2008 Becky Levine said: Conn is a fantastic new hero, one who thinks and thinks well, before he acts. The new world Prineas has created, on top of layers of wonderfully familiar fantasy, is one that kids will flock to.
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6/24/2008 Julie M. Prince tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/6/2008 M.P. Barker tagged as: I recommend

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