By Cornelia Funke
(Scholastic Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780439866293, 704pp.)
Publication Date: July 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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The Adderhead--his immortality bound in a book by Meggie's father, Mo--has ordered his henchmen to plunder the villages. The peasants' only defense is a band of outlaws led by the Bluejay--Mo's fictitious double, whose identity he has reluctantly adopted. But the Book of Immortality is unraveling, and the Adderhead again fears the White Women of Death. To bring the renegade Bluejay back to repair the book, the Adderhead kidnaps all the children in the kingdom, dooming them to slavery in his silver mines unless Mo surrenders. First Dustfinger, now Mo: Can anyone save this cursed story?
6. INKSPELL, Book Sense Book of the Year, has spent more than 40 weeks of the NYT list.
7. INKHEART movie, starring Paul Bettany, Brendan Fraser, and Oscar-winner Helen Mirren, now available on DVD.
8. Funke, a four-time nominee and two-time Book Sense winner, is a favorite of booksellers.
9. More than 5 million Funke titles in print across all channels in North America alone!
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.