Island of Thieves

By Josh Lacey
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780547763279, 240pp.)

Publication Date: June 5, 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Paperback

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Description

Buried treasure, villains, cars, and conflict—this humorous, fast-paced, action-packed novel is a page-turner. Perfect for the reluctant-to-read middle-grade boy!




About the Author

Josh Lacey worked as a journalist, a screenwriter, and a teacher before writing his first book for children, A Dog Called Grk (writing under the name of Joshua Doder). He lives in London with his wife and daughter. Visit his website at www.joshlacey.com.




Praise For Island of Thieves

"An enjoyable escapade, delivered with wit, wisdom and just a bit of history thrown in for good measure."--Kirkus  Reviews  
" Nonstop action . . . This is a fine choice to add to a 'Guys Read' list."--VOYA, 4Q 3P J S  
"A thrilling adventure."--The UK Guardian  
"Irresistibly funny and action-packed, this well-paced, smartly-written crime caper is just the thing for bored boys. Uncle Harvey is a wonderful comic creation; more, please!" --The London Times

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