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The Shadow Thieves

Ursu, Anne (Paperback - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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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
Statement of Responsibility: Anne Ursu
Title: The shadow thieves
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2007, c2006
Edition: 1st Aladdin Paperbacks ed
Characteristics: 424 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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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.
Subject Headings: Animals, Mythical Fiction Cousins Fiction Good and evil Fiction
Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Topical Term: Animals, Mythical
Cousins
Good and evil
ISBN: 9781416905882
141690588X
9781416905875
1416905871
9781428734272
1428734279
Branch Call Number: J FIC U
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This book is good, but I like the Percy Jackson series better

i thought that this book was not only interesting but it taught me a lot about Greek Myths, too. The setting gave it a creepy feeling, which makes a story better, in my opinion.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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Jun 21, 2014
  • indigo_tiger_127 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

indigo_tiger_127 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

May 17, 2011
  • LocketLibrarian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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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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