: The Shadow Thieves (The Cronus Chronicles) (): Anne Ursu, Eric Fortune: Books. The Shadow Thieves. Anne Ursu, Author, Eric Fortune, Illustrator Atheneum Books $ (p) ISBN After her cousin Zee arrives, year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from forces of the underworld: Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a nasty.

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Charlotte’s been noticing something weird going on in her school, where all the kids just seem a little Charlotte and Bartholomew stared.

Exactly what i ordered. Charlotte is shy and does not feel she fits in with others in her school. And when Charlotte’s friends start to get sick one by one, Charlotte and Zee set out to find a cure. OK, I’m not a kid. Jun 08, Lucy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Meira readingbooksinisrael Yes, it is and from everybody you mentioned only Persephone is going to appear. However, Zee and Charlotte’s involvement in the shadow-thieving felt very coincidental.

I like the way how all of the diffrent parts of the story fits in with each other. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Like I remember thinking and acti I’m in the middle of this right now, and it is fantastic. I found Zachary and his back story much more intriguing than I did Charlotte.

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When it said that Greek tge would be a part of the story, I didn’t think it would be suadow Hades and the Underworld. I grew really attached to the charecters.


Is this book wacky and crazy and eccentric and I am wondering is King Midas with the golden touch or the greek goddess babes Aphrodite, Circe, Megara, eris and Persephone going to be in these books or not? I liked all the characters, including Philonecron and Hades, even though they’re jerks, and enjoyed the explanation of what’s been going on in the Underworld urdu those myths from Ancient Greece. Thats exactly what it was for me something to “get through”, something to “bare until the end”, in which the end always seemed so far away.

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Zee is smart, polite, charismatic—and has been followed from England by a mysterious plague that afflicts kids in his vicinity with a terrible weakness. Return to Book Page.

Apr 03, Margaret rated it really liked it Shelves: The writing is good.

On the other hand, using words It was good, not great. It brought me right out of the tension, and so later I had to think “Oh yeah, this is a scary part, I forgot! At the end of the day it missed for me in every way imagainable and suggest that this book along with the rest of the series should be given to the souls in Tartarus being tormented as punishment.

Engaging characters, a fun writing style, original plots and concepts. He is proper, of mixed heritage and does not feel he fits in with others in his new school. See that girl—the one with the bright red hair, overstuffed backpack, and aura of grumpiness? Suadow, is doing a unit on Greek mythology and Charlotte keeps having dreams of the ground breaking under her feet and her falling.


It’s all of them. My 12 year old son had to read this book for his English class and he said that he really enjoyed reading it.

Like Riordan’s Lightning Thief series this is a modern take on Greek mythology. Charlotte and Zee go off on adventures that are so bizarre and different from the normal fantasy, because rather than futuristic, they’re going into the past–far past! The tone irritated me, but it may also be the book’s best feature; it reminded me forcibl Mostly I was very bored, reading this. They both envy but like each other.

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Mew I found to be very interesting and I really wanted to know how she fitted in with the story. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

I never felt that the characters were in any danger, and I just kept waiting for something interesting or imaginative to happen. Weird-looking guys in tuxedos are following them, htieves the kids around them are getting sick, and a mysterious kitten has appeared out of nowhere.