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Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Delilah Dirk (Volume 1)

Tony Cliff

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Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an adventurer for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the countryside. For Delilah, one adventure leads to the next in this thrilling and funny installment in her exciting life.

Tony Cliff's Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant is a great pick for any reader looking for a smart and foolhardy heroine...and globetrotting adventures.

A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013
A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2013

Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, Amelia Bloomer Project/Feminist Task Force, YALSA Popular Paperbacks, YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year, YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Praise for Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

“A scrumptious Turkish delight.” —School Library Journal

A marvelous and exceptionally lovely graphic novel."—Boing Boing


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