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Inkheart (Inkworld #1)
by Cornelia Funke

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Inkheart (Inkworld #1) by Cornelia Funke Overview

Alternate cover edition: 9780439709101 Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service. Characters from books literally leap off the page in this engrossing fantasy. Meggie has had her father to herself since her mothe Alternate cover edition: 9780439709101 Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service. Characters from books literally leap off the page in this engrossing fantasy. Meggie has had her father to herself since her mother went away when she was young. Mo taught her to read when she was five, and the two share a mutual love of books. He can "read" characters out of books. When she was three, he read aloud from a book called Inkheart and released characters into the real world. At the same time, Meggie's mother disappeared into the story. This "story within a story" will delight not just fantasy fans, but all readers who like an exciting plot with larger-than-life characters.

Cornelia Funke

About Inkheart (Inkworld #1) Description

Cornelia Funke is a multiple award-winning German illustrator and storyteller, who writes fantasy for all ages of readers. Amongst her best known books is the Inkheart trilogy. Many of Cornelia's titles are published all over the world and translated into more than 30 languages. She has two children, two birds and a very old dog and lives in Los Angeles, California.

Data Book Inkheart (Inkworld #1)

Original Title Tintenherz ISBN 0439709105 (ISBN13: 9780439709101 ) Edition Language English URL http://www.corneliafunke.com/ Series Inkworld #1 Characters Meggie Folchart, Mortimer Folchart, Elinor Loredan, Farid, Resa Folchart...more , Staubfinger, Capricorn...less setting Italy Literary Awards Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee for Children's Literature (2004), Zilveren Griffel (2006), Nene Award (2009), Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (2006), Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis Nominee for Preis der Jugendjury (2004) ...more Literaturpreis der Jury der jungen Leser for Kinderbuch (2004) ...less (136)