THE THIEF LORD (inscribed with drawing) by FUNKE, Cornelia

THE THIEF LORD (inscribed with drawing)

New York: The Chicken House / Scholastic, c2002. Inscribed by Author; 10th printing. Blue cloth and purple boards, mauve endpapers. Translated from the German by Oliver Latsch. Fine copy. Jacket has minor wear to one outer corner, crease to lower inner corner of rear panel, small corner crease at foot of spine, else fine, flap price intact. Inscribed at front by the author "May, 2007. To ___, Thank you so much for being such wonderful company all over Canada ! Love, Cornelia" Above which Funke has drawn a masked figure and a rat (she was an illustrator before she was a writer). An adventure novel set in Venice (map of Venice at front), it won, among other awards, the Zurich Children's Book Award in 2000 and the Children's Book award from the Vienna House of Literature in 2001. It was her first book to be translated into English and made it to the #2 slot on the New York Times Best Seller list,; Signed by Author

Book ID: 46624
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