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Cornelia Funke

  • 5 stars across 46 books
    Cornelia Funke is the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Inkheart trilogy and a whole host of popular children's novels and picture books. Born in 1958 in the German town of Dorsten, Cornelia initially worked as an illustrator but soon began writing her own stories. Cornelia lives with her family in LA.
    2nd April 2020

    Inkheart (2020 reissue)

    A gorgeous new edition of the first book in Cornelia Funke's internationally celebrated trilogy - magica... More

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    6th March 2015

    The Monster from the Blue Planet

    Hugely fun space adventure from international bestseller Cornelia Funke, with full colour illustrations by award-winning... More

    (6 reviews)
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    6th July 2017

    Dragon Rider

    The very first dragon adventure from the legendary author of Inkheart, Cornelia Funke - now a major film... More

    (5 reviews)
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    3rd April 2006

    The Thief Lord

    The magical multi-award-winning modern classic from master storyteller and New York Times-bestselling au... More

    (4 reviews)
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    6th July 2017

    Dragon Rider: The Griffin's Feather

    The second dragon adventure from the legendary author of Inkheart, Cornelia Funke - over 1 million English... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st July 2019

    Molly Rogers to the Rescue

    Thieves, greedy pirates and mischief-makers are no match for Molly Rogers! When Molly and her mother, Barbarous Bertha... More

    (4 reviews)
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    4th August 2011

    Inkspell

    The second book in Cornelia Funke's internationally celebrated trilogy - magical, thrilling and mesmerising. 'I ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st April 2014

    Sea Urchins and Sand Pigs

    A delightful story from a top author. With treasure trails, dune pigs and the occasional visiting mermaid, there's never... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th March 2015

    Monster Busters

    A mad-cap, thrilling monster adventure - with extra monsters! Fun and quirky tale from Inkheart author Cornelia Funke.... More

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    1st October 2007

    When Santa Fell to Earth

    Mischievous reindeer Twinklestar has bolted - leaving real-life Santa Claus Niklas to fall from the sky in his Chr... More

    (2 reviews)
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