Meggie loves books. So does her father, Mo, a bookbinder, although
he has never read aloud to her since her mother mysteriously disappeared.
They live quietly until the night a stranger knocks at
their door. He has come with a warning that forces Mo to reveal
an extraordinary secret - a storytelling secret that will change
their lives for ever.
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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