The Goldsmith and the Master Thief

The Goldsmith and the Master Thief

Hardback original

Hardback (25 May 2021) | English

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Synopsis

The first English translation of a classic adventure involving two very different twins by the celebrated author of The Letter for the King

Laurenzo and Jiacomo are identical twins, as alike as two drops of water. No one can tell them apart (which comes in very handy for playing tricks on their teachers). And no one can split them up.

But when tragedy strikes their carefree young lives, they must make their own way in the world. As each brother chooses his own path - hardworking Laurenzo to make beautiful objects from gold and silver, and fearless Jiacomo to travel, explore and become an unlikely thief - it is the start of a series of incredible escapades that will test them to their limits.

Along the way they will face terrible danger, solve cunning riddles, become prisoners in a castle, sail across the ocean, fall in and out of love, stay at an enchanted inn, help save a priceless pearl, even become kings by mistake. They must use all their talents, wiles and wisdom to survive.

Are you ready to join them?

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Pushkin Children's Books

Pushkin Children's Books

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Book information

ISBN: 9781782692461
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Imprint: Pushkin Children's Books
Pub date:
Edition: Hardback original
DEWEY: 839.31364
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 656g
Height: 158mm
Width: 208mm
Spine width: 40mm