Based on the beloved bestselling book, THE BOOK THIEF tells the story of an extraordinary, spirited young girl, Liesel, sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. The story is told by Death, who deplores the destruction brought by the war. Amidst the myriad dangers surrounding her, Liesel finds joy by sharing her love of reading with her friends and the Jewish refugee her family is hiding in their home. She inspires them all – even Death itself.