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Cornelia Funke - Author

Cornelia Funke is the New York Times bestselling author of the INKHEART trilogy, THE THIEF LORD and a whole host of popular children's novels and picture books.

Her international break-through came with the fantasy novel DRAGON RIDER, which spent 78 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Success continued with the publication of THE THIEF LORD, which immediately climbed to the #2 spot on the New York Times bestseller list and stayed there for 19 weeks, selling 1.5 million copies.

RECKLESS (first published in hardback in 2010) marked the start of Funke's exciting new Mirrorworld series, and is followed by FEARLESS this January (2013), along with a reissue of RECKLESS.

Cornelia Funke now lives in California in the USA.'

Featured Books, with extracts, by Cornelia Funke

Monster Busters
Cornelia Funke
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 6+ Rosa and her friend Ivan have three monster escapades in this short but satisfying little collection. There's an encounter with a real life monster in a ghost train for Rosa – Ivan comes to...
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The Monster from the Blue Planet
Cornelia Funke
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+ Zaleb lives on the planet Balbaz. She's fascinated with stories of the little blue planet called Earth and the monsters that live there and goes there to find herself a pet. Izzy, the little...
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Dragon Rider
Cornelia Funke
This a special 10th anniversary edition of Dragon Rider, a terrific magical adventure that will set your imagination off on a rollercoaster of emotions and ideas. We were captivated and spellbound by the power of the story and the quality...
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Sea Urchins and Sand Pigs
Cornelia Funke
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+ Best-selling author Cornelia Funke has created five great seaside mini-adventures which capture all the delights of a holiday in Sandy Cove. Mia, Joe, Anna, Tom and Ben all have quite different kinds of adventures –...
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The Moonshine Dragon
Cornelia Funke
One of our Dyslexia Friendly Books of the Year 2014 - Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+ When a tiny dragon escapes from the pages of the story he has been reading, Patrick can hardly believe his eyes. But when...
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Young Werewolf
Cornelia Funke
Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8 Matt was your average boy until a dangerous encounter awakens a wolf inside of him! This is a fun supernatural story from the internationally bestselling author of Inkheart. It will grip you from the...
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Reader ReviewedFearless
Cornelia Funke
January 2013 Book of the Month Best-selling Cornelia Funke has an exceptional gift for creating gloriously gothic otherworlds in which the unusual and seemingly impossible can – and does- happen. Part two of the Mirrrorworld series, Fearless follows Reckless...
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Reader ReviewedReckless
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling author Cornelia Funke, whose Inkheart was a world-wide phenomenon, has created a wonderful new imaginary world peopled with a gigantic cast of original and outlandish characters. Searching for his missing father, Jacob Reckless steps through the mirror into a...
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Ghost Knight
Cornelia Funke
November 2012 Book of the Month A thrilling ghost story set in a boarding school situated right in the heart of Salisbury Cathedral. Eleven year old Jon Whitcroft doesn't want to be packed off to boarding school and is sure...
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Reckless
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling author Cornelia Funke, whose Inkheart was a world-wide phenomenon, has created a wonderful new imaginary world peopled with a gigantic cast of original and outlandish characters. Searching for his missing father, Jacob Reckless steps through the mirror into a...
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Reckless
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling author Cornelia Funke, whose Inkheart was a world-wide phenomenon, has created a wonderful new imaginary world peopled with a gigantic cast of original and outlandish characters. Searching for his missing father, Jacob Reckless steps through the mirror into a...
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Inkdeath: Inkheart 3
Cornelia Funke
Cornelia Funke's acclaimed Inkheart trilogy, whilst rooted in the real world, sweeps beyond words to the Inkworld, a richly imagined parallel place that is the stuff of classic fairy tales that rivals Tolkien in its mastery. Inkdeath is a magnificently...
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Inkheart Trilogy (slipcase)
Cornelia Funke
This superb trilogy transports the reader to the Inkworld, where the words of one man become reality. Follow Meggie as she enters this magical place, and experience the adventure which culminates in the truly enthralling Inkdeath. Inkheart the...
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Inkheart Movie Edition
Cornelia Funke
Impeccably written, this is a real treasure trove of imagination, nail-biting drama and characters so cleverly drawn that you feel you know every one of them personally. Inkworld is a marvellous place of magical realism, full of adventure, passion and excitement...
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Inkheart Movie Storybook
Cornelia Funke
This is the perfect book to introduce younger siblings of Inkheart fans to the world of Inkworld prior to the movie release in January. Inkheart is an enthralling tale of loyalty, passion and betrayal, with Cornelia's trademark wit, warmth and...
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The Wildest Brother
Cornelia Funke
A wild adventure with a gentle undertone of sibling love. The illustrations are full of character, wit, and child-like imagination. A great picture book to settle those wild brothers and sisters at bedtime.
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Igraine The Brave
Cornelia Funke
This is a charming fairytale with a twist from a much-loved, best-selling author. With Cornelia's trademark wit, warmth and quirky characterization, readers from 7 upwards can't fail to be charmed by a feisty heroine and her big-hearted adventures amongst her...
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Igraine The Brave
Cornelia Funke
This is a charming fairytale with a twist from a much-loved, best-selling author. With Cornelia's trademark wit, warmth and quirky characterization, readers from 7 upwards can't fail to be charmed by a feisty heroine and her big-hearted adventures amongst her...
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Inkspell: Inkheart 2
Cornelia Funke
A fantastic, magical adventure in which 12 year old Meggie finds out the perils of reading as the imaginary becomes real. A sequel to Inkheart, Meggie's first adventure with characters who came out of a book, here Dustfinger the...
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Pirate Girl
Cornelia Funke
Captain Firebeard may be the terror of the high seas and the ability to make honest seafaring folk shake like jelly but Pirate Girl Molly isn't afraid of him. This tale of feisty Molly and how she ‘bests'...
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Dragon Rider
Cornelia Funke
Shortlisted for the Marsh Award 2006. A terrific magical adventure that will set your imagination off on a rollercoaster of emotions and ideas. We were captivated and spellbound by the power of the story and the...
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Inkheart: Inkheart 1
Cornelia Funke
Impeccably written, this is a real treasure trove of imagination, nail-biting drama and characters so cleverly drawn that you feel you know every one of them personally. Inkworld is a marvellous place of magical realism, full of adventure, passion and excitement...
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