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Inkheart (Hardcover) (Cornelia Caroline Funke)
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From the author of the sensational New York Times best-seller THE THIEF LORD comes a thrilling new adventure about magic and self-discovery.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?
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.
Number of Pages: 534.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Magic, Bookbinding, Authorship
Series Title: Teen's Top 10 (Awards)
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Cornelia Caroline Funke
Street Date: October 1, 2003
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-5583