Ella and Madeleine don’t know it yet, but they’re about to embark on the strangest romantic adventure of their lives, and it’s not just their hearts that are getting stolen in this laugh-out-loud, capering graphic novel.

What happened last night?

Ella can’t seem to remember a single thing from the party the night before at a mysterious stranger’s mansion, and she sure as heck doesn’t know why she’s woken up in her bed surrounded by a magpie’s nest of objects that aren’t her own. And she can’t stop thinking about her huge crush on Madeleine, who she definitely can’t tell about her sudden penchant for kleptomania… But does Maddy have secrets of her own? Can they piece together that night between them and fix the mess of their chaotic personal lives in time to form a normal, teenage relationship? That would be nice.


Lucie Bryon is a cartoonist and illustrator. She studied graphic design in Orléans, France and comics at the ESA St Luc Brussels, Belgium. She now lives in France and works for children’s publishing, video game companies and various publications as an illustrator and comic artist. Her work was published by ShortBox, Milan, BDkids, Kaboom Studios, Cicada Magazine, and France Inter.


An adorable sapphic romance about two teens who steal! Such a sweet and funny story with complex, flawed characters that you can’t help but love, along with gorgeous, emotive artwork.

A rambunctious, charming story about high schoolers partying, falling in love, and committing acts of reverse larceny. The drawing style is incredibly appealing, with delightful acting and visual jokes that make this an absolute pleasure to read.

Reading Thieves is like going on a decidedly queer adventure – full of heart, tension, beauty, and so much love. Add in to that the gorgeous art, and you’ve got yourself a truly wonderful book.

A charming coming-of-age story with lovely, emotive illustrations.


I was browsing the graphic novel section of our Kids shop when a very cute cover caught my eye. As I picked it up, I saw the author’s name and knew I needed to read it; it’s rare to find a Lucie that spells their name with and ie. And I can happily tell you, my fellow Lucie did not disappoint. Thieves is a super cute sapphic story about two teens who fall in love while righting their wrongs. It’s a story of anxiety, first love, family pressure and friendship. I promise you will love it.


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