But her father has a deep secret he posseses an extraordinary magical power. Inkheart paperback or softback by funke, cornelia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Gibbs author chelsea hatfield narrator 2015 reckless desire reckless series book 3 madeline baker. In the year 2003, cornelia funke wrote another award winning novel, the inkheart. Following a postgraduate course in book illustration at the hamburg state college of design, cornelia funke worked as a designer and illustrator of childrens books. The second book in cornelia funkes internationally celebrated trilogy magical, thrilling and mesmerising. Batchelder award as well as the 2004 and 2006 booksense book of the year childrens literature awards, have gained incredible attention, and funke has been dubbed the german j. Meggie lives a quiet life alone with her father, a book binder. Cornelia funke was voted into the time magazines list of the 100 most influential people of 2005. Below is a list of cornelia funkes books in order of when they were first. With time running out, aptly named treasure hunter jacob reckless returns to mirrorworld, desperately seeking a way to prevent his own death in this riveting sequel to reckless 2010 to save his brothers life, jacob cut a deal with the red fairy, who cursed him by embedding a deadly moth in his chest, designed to destroy him within the year.
Fearless ebook by cornelia funke 9781908435767 rakuten kobo. I just finished the second book and liked it much more. Shes the author of the beloved inkheart trilogy, and its concluding novel, inkdeath. Author cornelia funke launches own publishing company. Inkheart inkheart trilogy, book 1 paperback 4 aug 2011. In 2006, funke was awarded the sakura medal by the international students of japan in the chapter book category for her successful book dragon rider. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The inkworld books, which have won the 2003 mildred l.
Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without meggie thinking of inkheart, the book whose characters became real. Dustfinger finds an unscrupulous storyteller to transport him back into the book with devastating results. But for dustfinger, the fireeater brought into being from words, the need to return to the tale has become desperate. Cornelia funke was born in 1958 in the town of dorsten in westphalia, germany to karlheinz and helmi funke. Meggie, a girl at the age of 12, sees a stranger staring at her outside her window and tells her father, mortimer or mo, as meggie calls him about it. Oct 12, 2007 cornelia funke s most famous book, inkheart, is a really fun read for advanced elementary schoolers or as an audiobook for the whole family. And suffice to say, this book gladly does not suffer from the sophomore slump syndrome, but takes the next leap forward in terms of conventional childrens storytelling. Join facebook to connect with cornelia funke and others you may know. This is the story of young meggie, who lives a quiet life alone with her father mo, a bookbinder, until one cruel night when mo reads aloud from inkheart and an evil ruler named capricorn escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Published on 14 september 2010, reckless was inspired by the tales of the brothers grimm. Cornelia funke wrote many great books for children and young adults. Mo decides to bail with meggie, and dustfinger tags along as they go to visit mos absent wifes aunt, elinor. This book was a fantasy story centered on a 12year old book lover whose father had an extraordinary gift of bringing the world of books to her life. Inkspell inkheart trilogy by cornelia funke paperback.
Read fearless by cornelia funke available from rakuten kobo. Mo entrusts a book to elinor, but is all secretive about it. Jacob tries to find a way to counter the fairy curse that will kill him if he doesnt succeed. After completing a course in book illustration at the hamburg state college of design, she worked as a childrens book illustrator and designed board games. She has won the book sense childrens literature award twice and the roswitha prize, and was voted into time magazines list of 100 most influential people in 2005. Author cornelia funke was born in dorsten, germany in 1958. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. When his apprentice farid and meggie follow, the story threatens to unfold in ways they could scarcely imagine. It was first published in german by dressler on september 6, 2012 under the name reckless. Find out information on the author cornelia funke, and read excerpts from her books dragon rider, the thief lord, the inktrilogy, and the new ghost hunters series following a postgraduate course in book illustration at the hamburg state college of design, cornelia funke worked as a designer and illustrator of childrens books.
Suddenly, meggie is smack in the middle of the kind of adventure she has only read about in books. The second book in cornelia funke s internationally celebrated trilogy magical, thrilling and mesmerising. One of germanys bestloved childrens authors, cornelia funke first established her huge international fan base with the publication of the new york times bestseller dragon rider. May 20, 2014 i wish that fearless was the first book in the series. Cornelia funke followed the success of her two books the dragon rider and the thief lord with yet another success. Aug 04, 2011 inkheart inkheart trilogy, book 1 paperback 4 aug 2011. It is the first book in her new mirrorworld series, and her first novel since inkdeath 2008. Learn more about cornelia funke and the inkheart trilogy. Inkheart trilogy inkspell, inkheart, inkdeath, dragon rider, thief lord.
Ive read hundreds of different books and rated hundereds of authors i want to become an author someday and i can only dream of being as good as cornelia funke. Fearless is a 20 young adult novel written by german author cornelia funke. Small, writing together, sharing their views, thoughts and ideas that span from two ends of lifes spectrum. Apr 01, 2007 in the followup to the wildly successful and enjoyable inkheart, cornelia funke delivers the second book in her trilogy, inkspell, with grace and confidence. Her first book to be translated into english was the standalone novel the thief lord, published in 2000. Funke deftly escorts readers on another fantasy adventure, this time to dark, enchanting mirrorworld, a fairytale land inhabited by humans, faerie creatures and the goyls, a warring stone race. Fearless cornelia funke wiki fandom powered by wikia.
Reckless series book 2 cornelia funke author 20 nobodys girl reckless series book 2 keisha ervin author susan spain narrator 2014 seduction and surrender reckless series book 2 c. Nov 19, 2008 this is the third and last book of the inktrilogy, and the story will begin about 8 weeks, after inkspell ended. Oct 06, 2008 a look inside the real life dream of cornelia funke s world. This is the third and last book of the inktrilogy, and the story will begin about 8 weeks, after inkspell ended. I dont think ive ever read anything that conveys so well thejoys, terrors and pitfalls of reading diana wynne jones on inkheart although a year has passed, not a day goes by without meggie thinking of the extraordinary events. Cornelia funke was an illustrator before she became the wellknown author of the inkheart books. Cornelia funke audiobooks download instantly today. Cornelia funke is a multiple awardwinning german author, best known for writing the inkworld trilogy as well as the thief lord. This is the story of young meggie, who lives a quiet life alone with her father mo, a bookbinder, until one cruel night when mo reads aloud from inkheart and an evil ruler named capricorn escapes the boundaries of. I wish that fearless was the first book in the series. One day a mysterious stranger arrives who seems linked to her fathers past.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Published in 2006, ghosthunters and the incredibly revolting ghost is the first of a four book series by cornelia funke. Did you know that her maiden name is funke and her husband rolf had the same last name, also funke. You will meet many of the characters you know by now, mo and meggie, resa and. Cornelia funke is the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of the thief lord, dragon rider, and the inkheart trilogy, along with many other chapter and picture books for younger readers. Amongst her best known books is the inkheart trilogy. But when basta, one of evil villain capricorns men, goes into the book after dustfinger, the fire dancer, meggie needs to warn. Inkheart is my favorate book, and thats saying a lot, because i dont know about you, but im a very very picky reader. Jacob reckless returns once again to the mirrorworldfilled with profound characters, extraordinary creatures, and epic lifeordeath treasure hunts that could only come from the mind of the master storyteller of our generation, cornelia funke. From internationally acclaimed storyteller cornelia funke, this bestselling, magical epic is now out in paperback. When ivys parents divorced 10 years ago, ivy stayed with her father while iris went to live with their mother.
Apr 02, 2012 after a family tragedy, 16yearold ivy mason hopes to reconnect with her aloof identical twin sister, irisbut iris has other plans. Deeming her a unique talent, time magazine included cornelia on its time 100, an annual list of the most influential people in the world. Reckless by cornelia funke, cornelia funke, oliver g. Cornelia funke is a multiple awardwinning german illustrator and storyteller, who writes fantasy for all ages of readers. In november cornelia funke herself joined the message board to answer some students questions. The official website of bestselling author cornelia funke, where you will find all the latest news and much more about cornelia and her books, including the mirrorworld series, the inkheart trilogy, dragon rider, the thief lord, and, and, and. I loved cornelia funkes inkheart books and was a bit disappointed by the first reckless book.
Cornelia funke is the best childrens writer ive ever known. Reckless is a 2010 young adult novel by cornelia funke and lionel wigram. The combined printing run for the first hardcover edition was 1,000,000 copies. One cruel night, meggies father reads aloud from a book called inkheart and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. After finishing her studies, funke worked for three years as a social worker.
Bestselling childrens author and illustrator cornelia funke, citing creative differences with her publisher and a growing wish for more artistic freedom, is starting her own press, called. Cornelia funke is an internationally bestselling, multipleawardwinning author, best known for writing the inkheart trilogy, dragon rider, and the thief lord. As a child, she wanted to become an astronaut andor a pilot, but then decided to study pedagogy at the university of hamburg. See more ideas about inkheart series, book worms and books. In the followup to the wildly successful and enjoyable inkheart, cornelia funke delivers the second book in her trilogy, inkspell, with grace and confidence. She talks about the ink world in our exclusive video and reads aloud from the final book in the trilogy, inkdeath. Cornelia funkes most famous book, inkheart, is a really fun read for advanced elementary schoolers or as an audiobook for the whole family. Lionel wigram helped to develop reckless with funke. Who is this sinister character and what does he want. Meggie lives a quiet life alone with her father, a bookbinder. Neither can dustfinger, the fireeater who was written into being. Many of cornelia s titles are published all over the world and translated into more than 30 languages. A look inside the real life dream of cornelia funkes world.
Buy the inkheart trilogy box by funke, cornelia isbn. Find out information on the author cornelia funke, and read excerpts from her books dragon rider, the thief lord, the inktrilogy, and the new ghost hunters series. After graduating from university, she worked as a social worker for three years. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Cornelia funke is an internationally bestselling, multipleawardwinning author, best known for writing the inkworld trilogy, dragon rider, and the thief lord. Then, imagine if those characters brought their world into ours. Cornelia funke finally returns to her natural writing style that is obvious in her childrens books and inkheart but without the clunkiness and dense paragraphs that are in reckless. Sep 06, 2012 i loved cornelia funke s inkheart books and was a bit disappointed by the first reckless book. After saving his brother, jacob reckless faces death from the fairys curse burning in his heart. Suddenly meggie is involved in a breathless game of escape and intrigue as her fathers life is put in danger. Discovering a magical mirror with the evocative message, the mirror will open only for he sic who cannot see himself, 12yearold jacob reckless travels through it in search of his missing father.309 1299 1064 1360 189 1302 305 722 385 1604 107 1191 170 1254 555 1416 72 143 318 17 1095 97 1329 129 688 358 1337 201 1566 467 72 715 942 878 273 901 1314 1348 630 644 390 1194 904 1011