Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 5n/a4.657481
Goldie Roth is a trained thief and a skilled liar. Along with her friend Toadspit, she's supposed to be one of the Keepers of the mysterious Museum of Dunt. But although she desperately wants to be a Keeper, she will not leave her sick parents to do so.
But when Toadspit's sister Bonnie is stolen, he and Goldie are forced to follow the child-stealers to the neighboring city of Spoke. Along the way, Toadspit too is captured, and Goldie is caught up in the Festival of Lies, where every word she says means something else and no one can be trusted. There, Goldie discovers some dangerous secrets—secrets that the child-stealers will kill to protect. She will need all her skills as a thief and a liar if she is to survive and save her friends.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published on September 27, 2011 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0385739060
ISBN-13: 9780385739061
3 Book Reviews
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  • flyingpigs
    flyingpigsWednesday, July 3, 2013 at 2:11 pm33 stars
    I liked the book. It's good. The villain is definitely scary, and creepy and a lunatic and nutcase. Just like how a GOOD villain should be. :D
    • 20amehlman
      20amehlmanMonday, February 18, 2013 at 10:45 am
      I would really like to read this book
      • chiloh
        chilohThursday, June 7, 2012 at 2:23 am
        This book is a real action book it is a tiny bit like the hunger games