The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

Book - 2017
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After witnessing a troupe of pickpockets pull off an incredible robbery in a busy Marseille square, Charlie Fisher agrees to protect one of the thieves if they teach him their ways, leading him into a world of adventure with global stakes.
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062342454
Characteristics: 420 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Ellis, Carson 1975-- Illustrator


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Colin Meloy takes you deep into the world of pickpockets ravaging the streets of Florence. It's clear Meloy did his research for this one, as the book acts as a how to pickpocket guide as much as a novel. "The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid" works best as a fourth grade and up book. Kee... Read More »

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Oct 28, 2017

Sorry for the delay in writing this I just got done clapping. Meloy nailed yet another smart adventure with lovable characters acting in a foreign world. Hard to not want to try out some of the Whiz Mobs moves after reading this one. Bravo Colin, Bravo


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