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The real thief

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pub. Date:
[1973]
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
960L
Fountas & Pinnell:
U
Description
Gawain the goose is really devoted to King Basil the bear and so he takes his job as Chief Guard of the Royal Treasury seriously. When rubies, then gold ducats, and finally the world-famous Kalikak diamond vanish from the treasure house, there is no way to account for the disappearances. Only Gawain and the King have keys! Woe and misery must be borne--by Gawain, by King Basil and the entire community, as well as by the real thief--before the goose's good name is restored. Brought to trial, Gawain escapes from his faithless friends into lonely self-exile. Now the thief, burdened by guilt, sees that the right thing must be done and determines, heroically, to do it. (Setting all this straight is no small job for one mouse, even such a mouse as Derek.) William Steig's many admirers will find in The Real Thief a book worthy of standing besideDominicandAmos and Boris.
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ISBN:
9780374462086
9780374362171
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.1, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
960L
Fountas & Pinnell:
U
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Grouping Title real thief
Grouping Author steig william
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-22 06:24:18AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-21 04:51:55AM

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publishDate 1973
record_details ils:a90080|Book|Books|[1st ed.]|English|Farrar, Straus and Giroux|[1973]|58 p. illus. 24 cm.
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subject_facet Animals -- Stories, Friendship -- Fiction, Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction
title_display The real thief
title_full The real thief. Story and pictures by William Steig
title_short The real thief
topic_facet Animals, Friendship, Robbers and outlaws, Stories