Rollercoasters: Rollercoasters: Ghost Knight Reader by Cornelia Funke


Rollercoasters: Rollercoasters: Ghost Knight Reader by Cornelia Funke

Jon Whitcroft was perfectly happy until The Beard, his mother's new partner, came along. With Jon struggling to adjust, his mother decides to send him away to boarding school in Salisbury. Jon soon finds himself targeted by a pack of vengeful ghosts at the school. Along with his new friend Ella, he summons the ghost of the knight of Longespee as his protector. But just whose side will the ghost knight be fighting on?


There's something curiously old-fashioned about this adventure, despite its contemporary setting, but its all of the more appealing because of it... There's betrayal and revenge, friendship and forgiveness and it all romps along at a cracking pace. Daily Mail

About the Author

Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke is the New York Times bestselling author of the Inkheart triology, 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.

Inkheart, the first book in the 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.

Cornelia Funke now lives in California in the USA.

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240 pages


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Publication date

24th April 2014



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