The very first dragon adventure from the legendary author
of Inkheart, Cornelia Funke - now a major film, over
1 million English language copies sold worldwide and a New
York Times bestseller!
Now a Sky Original film, only on Sky Cinema
'A warm-hearted dream of a book.' THE GUARDIAN
'Funke is the queen of world-building … glorious escapism'
A dragon. A boy. A journey.
Firedrake, a brave young dragon, embarks on a magical journey
to find the legendary place where silver dragons can live in peace
Along the way, he discovers extraordinary new friends and a courage
he never knew he had. But the greatest enemy of all is never
far behind - a heartless monster intent on destroying the last
dragons on earth ...
The first book by the queen of middle-grade fantasy,
Cornelia Funke, in the bestselling Dragon Rider series!
Dragon Rider has now been adapted for the big
screen in a major animation with a stellar cast including Felicity
Jones and Patrick Stewart, now available on Sky Cinema.
Features magical illustrations by Cornelia Funke herself.
Continue the adventure with book 2, The Griffin's
This is Book 1 in the Dragon Rider Series. See all Dragon Rider books here.
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.More about Cornelia Funke