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The Neverending Story

Written by Michael Ende

Part of the A Puffin Book Series

Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 11+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers

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The international bestselling fantasy adventure of a lonely boy's quest to save a magical land from evil.

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The Neverending Story Synopsis

Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Through the pages of an old book he discovers a mysterious world of enchantment - but a world that is falling into decay. The great task of making things well again falls on Bastian and so begins a dazzling, magical adventure.

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The Neverending Story Press Reviews

A rich, enjoyable read...drawing in the most potent elements of fairytale myth, and invented fantasy Observer


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ISBN: 9780141354972
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141354972
Publication date: 3rd July 2014
Author: Michael Ende
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical
Other Categories: Classics

About Michael Ende

Michael Ende, born in 1929, was one of the most popular German authors of the 20th Century, captivating children with his extraordinary fantasy stories including Momo, an orphan girl's search for the meaning of time. The NeverEnding Story (1979) has been translated into more than 30 languages, made into a hit movie in 1984, and remains a much-loved, international bestseller. Michael Ende died in 1995.

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