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Smith

Written by Leon Garfield

Illustrated by Kenny McKendry

Part of the A Puffin Book Series

Smith Synopsis

Young Smith was a pickpocket - a very accomplished one. But one day his pick-pocketing was to lead him into a sinister and dangerous web of murder, intrigue and betrayal.

The Good Book Guide Review

An exciting, full-blooded novel laced with intrigue and deception, powered by good (and evil) about Smith, a young urchin in 18th century London who. having witnessed a murder and become 'eyes' to a Blind Judge, has to use his sharp wits night and day if he is to survive.

Smith Press Reviews

Leon Garfield's vivid descriptions and dialog transported me almost bodily . . . Reissuing Leon Garfield's novels is a great gift. -- Suzanne Fisher Staple s

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141319711
Publication date: 25th November 2004
Author: Leon Garfield
Illustrator: Kenny McKendry
Publisher: Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 288 pages

About Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was a British novelist, born in 1921. He is best known for children's historical novels, though he also wrote for adults. He wrote more than thirty books including Shakespeare's Stories - retellings of Shakespeare's plays for children, and he won many awards including the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal. He died in 1996, aged 74.

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