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Author Thompson, Kate, 1956-

Title Highway robbery / Kate Thompson ; illustrated by Jonny Duddle and Robert Dress.

Imprint New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Children's Fiction    j THOMPSON,KAT    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 118 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary On a cold day in eighteenth-century England, a poor young boy agrees to watch a stranger's fine horse for a golden guinea but soon finds himself in a difficult situation when the king's guard appears and wants to use him as bait in their pursuit of a notorious highwayman.
Audience Ages 10 up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739 -- Juvenile fiction.
Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739 -- Fiction.
Adventure stories.
Horses -- Juvenile fiction.
Brigands and robbers -- Juvenile fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Horses -- Fiction.
Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Added Author Duddle, Jonny, ill.
Dress, Robert, ill.
ISBN 9780061730351 (reinforced)
0061730351 (reinforced)
9780061730344 (trade bdg.) : $15.99
0061730343 (trade bdg.) : $15.99

 
    
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