Two orphaned brothers, Prosper, 12, and Bo, 5, come to Venice on the run from relatives who intend to separate them. A band of street kids, a mysterious Thief Lord, a nosy detective, and a magical carousel are all part of an enchanting story that combines mystery, adventure, and fantasy.


Published by The Chicken House/Scholastic Publishing. Originally published in German in 2000 as "Herr der Diebe."

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