More books by Cornelia Funke
Author's Facebook Latest
PublisherChicken House Ltd
Publication date5th June 2006
Children's Author 'Like-for-Like' recommendations
Click to buy book vouchers
Inkspell: Inkheart 2
This title is in stock RRP: £7.99 Saving £2.00 (25%)
Julia Eccleshare's comment:
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 fire-eater is desperately in search of someone who will read him back into the safe world of story. But a crooked story teller is not the right person to do that. In the charmed Inkworld nothing is as it seems and Meggie has a wonderful new adventure to deal with. Finish the exciting trilogy with Inkdeath.
Inkheart the movie, released on 12th December 2008, stars among others Helen Mirren, Eliza Bennett and Jim Broadbent and has been made by the makers of The Lord of the Rings and The Golden Compass.Click here to see the trailer http://www.inkheartmovie.com/
Who is Julia Eccleshare ?
SynopsisInkspell: Inkheart 2 by Cornelia Funke
Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of the extraordinary events of Inkheart, and the story whose characters strode out of the pages, and changed her life forever. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater, torn from his world of words, the need to return has become desperate. When he finds a crooked storyteller with the magical ability to read him back, he sets in motion a dangerous reversal that sees the characters of Inkheart transported to a charmed Inkworld, about to be fought over by rival rebels and princes. But can Meggie, Farid and Fenoglio 'write' the wrongs of a charmed world about to be fought over by rival princes and rebels?
About The 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.
Born in 1958 in the German town of Dorsten, Cornelia initially worked as an illustrator but soon began writing her own stories. She quickly established her reputation as one of Germany's best loved children's authors with her series Gespensterjäger (Ghosthunters) and the Wilden Hühner (the first two books of which series are published in the UK as C.H.I.X. THE SUMMER GANG and C.H.I.X. THE NEW GIRL).
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.
INKHEART, the first book in the INKHEART trilogy, followed, winning the 2004 BookSense Book of the Year Children's Literature Award. INKSPELL continued the trilogy's success, winning a second BookSense Book of the Year Children's Literature Award in 2006. The trilogy concluded with INKDEATH, in 2008. INKHEART the movie, starring Brendan Fraser, Helen Mirren and Paul Bettany, was released in the same year.
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.'
More books by this author