The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

loved this book & learned a lot

Val Penny's Book Reviews

Markus Frank Zusak is an Australian writer. He is best known for this book, The Book Thief and The Messenger, two novels for young adults which have been international bestsellers.  He was born in Sydney, Australia on 23 June 1975 and has received many accolades for his work including: Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children’s Literature,National Jewish Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.  In 2014 he has also won the Margaret Edwards Award for his contribution to young-adult literature published in the USA.  His mother is originally German, while his father came from Austria and they emigrated to Australia in the 1950s.  Markus is the youngest of four children and has two sisters and one brother. He attended Engadine High School and briefly returned there to teach English while writing

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The Book Thief was published in 2005 and has been translated…

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