Inkheart

With every word spoken, the story comes to life…

Meggie loves stories, but her father Mo refuses to read them to her. He hasn’t read a single book aloud since her mother mysteriously vanished years ago. But one night their peaceful life is shattered by the appearance of Dustfinger – a shadowy stranger with a mysterious link to Mo’s past. He forces Mo to reveal an extraordinary secret. When he reads, words come alive… and frightening characters step out of their pages. Suddenly, Meggie is living the kind of adventure she has only read about in books, walking into a story where peril lurks at every turn. Reading has never been so exciting – or so dangerous.

“Heart-stopping… a true feast for anyone who has ever been lost in a book.” Kirkus Reviews

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  • An amazing book

    9 March 2014

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    inkheart is one fascinating story

    6 March 2013

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    An amazing book filled with imagination and adventure, the power all readers secretly think they have, to read things to life. The First of an awesome trilogy.

    5 March 2013

  • loved it

    Wow, this book is awesome. It’s certainly a page-turner, and it’s really suspenceful. Cornelia Funke is one of my favorite fantasy authors. Really great book.

    4 March 2013

  • this is a great book if you have read this one and enjoyed it read thief lord it is another one buy Cornelia, it is also amazing.

    1 March 2012

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Authors

  • Cornelia Funke

    Cornelia Funke is the hugely successful author of the Inkheart Trilogy and many other novels and picture books.

    Awards

    Cornelia has won many awards in the US and in her native Germany, plus several in the UK including the Askews Torchlight Prize for Thief Lord and Inkheart.

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