Reader Reviewed Dragon Rider: The Griffin's Feather by Cornelia Funke
  

Dragon Rider: The Griffin's Feather

Written by Cornelia Funke
Part of the Dragon Rider Series

11+ readers   9+ readers   Summer Reading   

RRP £6.99

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A Piece of Passion from Barry Cunningham, Publisher ‘When I first started flying on a dragon’s back in Cornelia Funke’s amazing Dragon Rider, I couldn’t catch my breath. Now, I’m ready to embark on new adventures: extraordinary animals and devious foes await. Luckily, I’ve already made some brilliant friends. Come with us – there’s plenty of room on my dragon! But be sure to look carefully at the map at the front for the book, and the really useful WHO’S WHO on page 343 . . . oh, and try not to fall off!’

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Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to the review by one of the Lovereading4kids editorial experts some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in this series Dragon Rider. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Harsh Budhdeo, age 10 - 'Imaginative and adventurous. I was captivated by the journey and loved the characters.'
  • Lucas Blake, age 6 - 'Do places exist which humans cannot see? This brilliant book full of magical characters will make you wonder what may be right in front of your eyes!'
  • Toby Little, age 9 - 'This book is exciting. I would like to read the second one, because it will probably be even better!'

Synopsis

Dragon Rider: The Griffin's Feather by Cornelia Funke

The last winged horses are on the brink of extinction. Three foals lie curled in their eggs in a sanctuary for threatened creatures, where a young dragon rider lives with his silver dragon. The foals are ill, and the pair volunteer to seek the only cure: a Griffin's feather. But Griffins, with the heads of eagles and the bodies of lions, are a dragon's fiercest enemy, and live far across the world in the sweltering jungle. A dangerous and exciting adventure begins ...

The sequel to the bestselling Dragon Rider which has sold 100,000 copies in the UK.

Reviews

Praise for Dragon Rider:

‘A warm-hearted dream of a book.’ GUARDIAN

‘… a delicious romp across the world ’ PUBLISHING NEWS

About the Author

Cornelia Funke

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, quickly establishing a reputation as one of Germany’s best-loved children’s authors.

Her international breakthrough 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 movie, starring Brendan Fraser, Helen Mirren and Paul Bettany, was released in 2008.

Reckless marked the start of Funke’s exciting new Mirrorworld series, and was followed by Fearless.

Cornelia Funke now lives in California and is working on several new books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Author

Cornelia Funke
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Publisher

Chicken House Ltd

Publication date

6th July 2017

ISBN

9781911077886

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