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A gorgeous new edition of the first book in Cornelia
Funke’s internationally celebrated trilogy – magical, thrilling and mesmerising.
‘I don’t think I’ve ever read anything that conveys so well the joys, terrors and pitfalls of reading.’ Diana
Wynne Jones, author of Howl’s Moving Castle
‘One of the outstanding children’s novels of the year.’
‘A breathtakingly fast-moving tale.’ The Independent
Meggie loves stories, but her father, Mo, hasn’t read to her since her mother disappeared.
When a stranger knocks at their door, Mo is forced to reveal an extraordinary secret – when he reads aloud, words come alive, and dangerous characters step out of the pages.
Suddenly Meggie is living the kind of adventure she has only read about in books, but this one will change her life for ever …
A thrilling and magical adventure about stories and the
imagination they inspire
Also a major film from the makers of The Lord
of the Rings, starring Andy Serkis, Paul Bettany
and Brendan Fraser!
The adventure continues in books 2 and 3, Inkspell
Cornelia Funke is the critically-acclaimed, internationally
bestselling author of Dragon Rider and The Thief
Imprint: CHICKEN HOUSE UK
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Series: Inkheart Trilogy