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Burglary for beginners ; Robbery for rascals / Terry Deary ; illustrated by John Kelly.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Kelly, John, 1964- [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deary, Terry, Master Crook's Crime Academy: books 1 and 2.Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2009Description: 183 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9781407195629.Subject(s): Burglars -- Children's fiction | Schools -- Children's fictionSummary: Want to rob the rich and give to the poor? Worried about getting caught? Then why not train at the world's first crime academy? Learn from top teachers - master the mysteries of crime! From the moment Smiff Smith enrols at Master Crook's Crime Academy, he has no idea the thrills that lies in store...From the author of the bestselling "Horrible Histories" series comes this fantastic new adventure!Summary: After sending dozens of innocent people to jail, cruel Judge Fumble decides to rest at his country mansion. But he must ensure that the Fumble fortune remains safe on the journey home...On the other side of town, the students of the world's first Crime Academy are getting set for another lesson in crime - this time from the greatest highway robber Wildpool has ever seen. This is the second book in an hilarious new adventure series from Terry Deary. Books this funny should be against the law.
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Train at the world's first crime academy! <p>Laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling author of the Horrible Histories series.</p> 2 books in 1! <p>Want to rob the rich and give to the poor? Worried about getting caught? Then why not train at the world's first crime academy!</p> <p> Book 1: Burglary for Beginners </p> <p>Mayor Twistle is one of the richest men in Wildpool. But when it comes to helping the poor, his hands are kept firmly in his pockets. On the other side of town, Smiff Smith is enrolling at the world's first Crime Academy. He's knows his life will never be the same again, but he has no idea what adventures lie in store for him - or the danger he's about to face...</p> <p> Book 2: Robbery for Rascals </p> <p>After sending dozens of innocent people to jail, cruel Judge Fumble decides to rest at his country mansion. But he must ensure that the Fumble fortune remains safe on the journey home... On the other side of town, the students of the world's first Crime Academy are getting set for another lesson in crime - this time fromthe greatest highway robber Wildpool has ever seen!</p>

Want to rob the rich and give to the poor? Worried about getting caught? Then why not train at the world's first crime academy? Learn from top teachers - master the mysteries of crime! From the moment Smiff Smith enrols at Master Crook's Crime Academy, he has no idea the thrills that lies in store...From the author of the bestselling "Horrible Histories" series comes this fantastic new adventure!

After sending dozens of innocent people to jail, cruel Judge Fumble decides to rest at his country mansion. But he must ensure that the Fumble fortune remains safe on the journey home...On the other side of town, the students of the world's first Crime Academy are getting set for another lesson in crime - this time from the greatest highway robber Wildpool has ever seen. This is the second book in an hilarious new adventure series from Terry Deary. Books this funny should be against the law.

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