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Written by Cornelia Funke
Book #1 in the Inkheart Series
Published by Scholastic
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Cornelia Funke, the enormously talented author of the international best-seller THE THIEF LORD, brings readers another spellbinding tale of adventure and magic. Meggie lives a quiet life alone with her father, a book-binder. But her father has a deep secret– he posseses an extraordinary magical power. One day a mysterious stranger arrives who seems linked to her father’s past. Who is this sinister character and what does he want? Suddenly Meggie is involved in a breathless game of escape and intrigue as her father’s life is put in danger. Will she be able to save him in time?

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Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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I’ve loved every book I’ve read by Cornelia Funke thus far and Inkheart is no exception. It’s masterfully written, the premise is clever and delightful and the entire story is engaging and kept pulling me forward to find out what happens next.

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Who Wrote Inkheart

Cornelia Funke

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. She lives in Los Angeles, California, in a house filled with books.

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