Five-figure deal for Finn

<p>Macmillan Children&#39;s Books has acquired world rights to <em>She-Thief</em>, a book by Daniel Finn, in a &quot;high five-figure&quot; deal struck between Rebecca McNally, the newly-appointed publishing director of fiction and poetry, and Finn&#39;s agent, Laura Cecil. </p><p><em>She-Thief</em>, which tells the tale of a gang of child thieves led by a female Fagin-style character, is due to appear in the summer of 2009.<br /></p>