A gorgeous new edition of the first book in Cornelia
Funke's internationally celebrated trilogy - magical, thrilling
'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
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
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 202 x 151 x 38 mm
Edition: 5th edition