Island of Thieves
By Josh Lacey
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780547763279, 240pp.)
Publication Date: June 5, 2012
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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!
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.
"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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