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The Shadow Thieves

Ursu, Anne (Book - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Shadow Thieves


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After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil.
Authors: Ursu, Anne
Title: The shadow thieves
Publisher: New York :, Atheneum Books for Young Readers,, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 424 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Anne Ursu
Summary: After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil.
ISBN: 9781416905875
1416905871
Branch Call Number: j URSU
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Report This Jun 08, 2013
  • jkherm rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Interesting read - what if the Greek gods were real - adventure story

if you think this one is good, the next two are even better. Char is a character with spunk, very likeable.

Report This Jun 10, 2012
  • intelligentbookgirl rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

When I first heard about this, I thought that it was just copying Percy Jackson and the Olympians. But when I read it, I was wrongand I actually quite enjoyed it. This is nothing like Percy Jackson, they're only based on greek mythology. But the plots are WAY different from each other, and the ideas are each unique and different. I love them both!

Report This Jul 13, 2011
  • flare313 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A quirky, funny book, although it starts off slow, once it picks up speed it’s quite the page-turner. Although it might not be everyone’s cup of tea, a relatable hero and a humorous villain make this book a good choice if you’re looking for something different for your summer reading.

Report This May 17, 2011
  • owllover rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This was a great book in its own right. the Percy Jacksons were nothing like the Cronus Chronicals. the fact that they bolth were based on greek mythology was the only similarity. I loved the darker elements of the story and the way the author had normal kids as the heros, that was nice for a change.

Report This May 14, 2011
  • Buymoria rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Read this when I was younger but it happened to pass my path recently, so I picked it up again. Seemed like a copycat of The Lightning Thief, didn't really have a lot going for it to be honest.

Report This Apr 20, 2011
  • purplepocket rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An awesome read! Especially if you enjoyed the Percy Jackson series!

Report This Feb 01, 2011
  • Lucchesa rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I got this for my 9-year-old who loved the Percy Jackson series. He rejects most of my suggestions, but he liked this one a lot - enough to want to read the whole series. Good characters, plot is a little uneven but lots of fun. Highly recommended for the Lightning Thief crowd.

Report This Nov 05, 2010
  • Violet_Hamster_9 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is really good! I chose to read it because it was kind of like the Percy Jackson books. It's about a girl who has to go into the underworld. I'm telling you. This is a good read! (Even if it is a bit long)

Report This Jun 22, 2010
  • PupFashionista rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Readers who liked The Lightning Thief will love this series. The Greek gods are alive and well in modern New England, and it's up to two kids to save us all.

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Report This May 17, 2011
  • BookFairy119 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Report This Jul 07, 2013
  • jkherm rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The Greek gods come to life in this book. Read this adventure to see how the two worlds mix.

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