Two Crafty Criminals!

Two Crafty Criminals!

And How They Were Captured by the Daring Detectives of the New Cut Gang

Book - 2012 | 1st American ed.
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Eleven-year-old Benny Kaminsky leads a rag-tag gang of neighborhood children as they use improbable disguises and crazy ruses while investigating such crimes as counterfeiting and stolen silver in 1894 London.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780375870293
0375870296
9780375970290
0375970290
Branch Call Number: J PULLMAN
Characteristics: 281 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: 2 crafty criminals!

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JewelMcLatchy Sep 26, 2012

Two stories included in this volume. Takes a little getting used to the London cockney/slang accent in the writing, but fortunately a glossary can be found at the back of the book. Two hilarious capers with very colourful characters makes this an extremely enjoyable read.

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JewelMcLatchy Sep 26, 2012

Benny was a stocky, dark-haired boy of eleven. When you saw Benny at first, you took him for an ordinary boy. When you'd known him for half an hour, you were convinced he was a genius. When you'd known him for a day, you suspected he was the Devil, but by then it was too late: you were drawn in. Everyone who knew Benny was drawn in, because he was less like a boy than a whirlpool. The New Cut Gang were proud to follow him.

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