The Talent Thief by Alex Williams

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Adam?s sister is a singing sensation and he is her biggest fan. Unlike his superstar sibling, this twelveyear- old boy excels at absolutely nothing?although his sister would argue that he?s the master of getting on her nerves. But when a mysterious creature as old as time steals her talent, it?s Adam who fearlessly leads the charge to retrieve it and stop the creature before it can take the talents of other children.

Brimming with colorful characters and dastardly villains, and recalling the best of Roald Dahl, Alex Williams presents a humorous adventure about where talent truly lies.

 

About Alex Williams

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Dr. John Hartnett is a physicist/cosmologist. He received both his B.Sc. (hons) and his Ph.D. with distinction from the Department of Physics at the University of Western Australia (UWA). He works with the Frequency Standards and Metrology research group, holding the rank of tenured Research Professor (the equivalent of Reader in the UK, would be Full Professor in the USA). Alex Williams is a part-time science writer for Answers in Genesis. With a Master of Science degree in radioecology and a licentiate in theology, his career spans 26 years as a government botanist and 7 years in missionary work. He is married to Barbara and they reside in Beeliar, Western Australia.
 
Published May 8, 2010 by Philomel Books. 318 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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