We all know the myth of the lonely writer at his or her desk, all alone with the. Cornelia funke was born to karlheinz funke and helmi funke on 10 december, 1958. A nyt bestseller of multiple titles, the book no one ever read is the first book funke has written originally in english. She started as a book illustrator but then decided to write her own stories. Inkheart is a book about books, a celebration of and a warning about books. After finishing her studies, funke worked for three years as a social worker. To rolf and to bob hoskins, who looks exactly like victor1 victors new clientsit was autumn invenice when victor first heard of prosper and bo. People born on december 10 fall under the zodiac sign of sagittarius, the archer. Discover book depositorys huge selection of cornelia funke books online. Author cornelia maria funke was born in dorsten, germany on december 10, 1958. Cornelia funke family, childhood, life achievements, facts, wiki and bio of 2017. In 2005, time magazine named cornelia funke among its 100 most influential men and women. Cornelia funke is a multiple awardwinning german illustrator and storyteller, who writes fantasy for all ages of readers.
Then he took something else out the little book that dustfinger kept in a side pocket he had sewn inside. Thienemann esslinger germany, coppenrath germany, gerstenberg germany, wallstein verlag. For example, before writing inkheart, she researched about booksellers, book collectors, book thieves and even book murderers as well as reading about martens and fire. This superheated specter is passing its eternal vacation by turning the guest. Oscar winning writerdirector guillermo del toro and new york times. In the fall of 2002, she made her brilliant debut in the englishlanguage market with the release of the new york times bestseller the thief lord. Cornelia funke joins selfpublishing revolution books. Violet is a young princess who wishes she could show the world that she. Below is a list of cornelia funke s books in order of when they were first released in english. The canals, gleaming in the sun,dappled the ancient brickwork with gold.
She is best known for the inkheart trilogy which was described as delectably transfixing by the critics. Dear emily, welcome to cornelias guestbook the german edition of reckless 4 will be published in october. Facts about cornelia funke inform you with the famous writer of the childrens fiction from germany. She is the author of the thief lord, dragon rider, inkheart, inkspell, the ghosthunters series, when santa fell to earth, and igraine the brave. In november cornelia funke herself joined the message board to answer some students questions. Additionally, she wanted to build an offgrid, tiny home on the property which could serve as both a writing studio and guest quarters for visiting friends. Meggie, an avid reader, lives alone with her father, a bookbinder. Dear luiser, welcome to cornelias guestbook and thank you so much for your.
Not much is known about her parents but she was born and also grew up in the german town dorsten which is located in the westphilia region. This tiny home and writing studio was invented for a. One morning princess isabella throws her crown out the window its boring being a princess, she. Inkheart is a 2003 young adult fantasy novel by cornelia funke, and the first. The writer cornelia funke, who imagined a world in which readers can summon characters out of books, will be unleashing a whirlwind from the pages of.
Each book has information about the first publication date, the publishers, the number of pages, and a foreword by cornelia. The beloved and bestselling author of inkheart returns with a chapter book full. She was born in dorsten, north rhinewestphalia on 10th december 1958. Cornelia funkes own success is now international, demonstrating the universal appeal and power of her storytelling. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. She was born in germany, and resides in malibu, ca. Share cornelia funke quotations about books, heart and children. Cornelia funke followed the success of her two books the dragon rider and the thief lord with yet another success.
Cornelia funke, author of the international bestseller the thief lord, makes her brilliant debut as a picturebook writer with this winning tale of a young princesss adventure. After graduating from the university of hamburg, she worked as a social worker for three years. After a mysterious visitor shows up at their house, meggie finds out that her father. Many of cornelias titles are published all over the world and translated into more than 30 languages. Fiction the fourth picture book by literary sensation funke and celebrated illustrator meyer. As a child, she wanted to become an astronaut andor a pilot, but then decided to study pedagogy at the university of hamburg. Perhaps the story in the book is just the lid on a pan. The labyrinth of the faun by guillermo del toro, cornelia funke published by katherine tegen books on july 2, 2019 pages. Mo opened the book on his lap and began leafing through it, frowning, as if searching the pages for the gold he was to read out of it for capricorn. Cornelia funke is germanys bestselling childrens author after j. One cruel night, meggies father reads aloud from a book called inkheart and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in.
Amongst her best known books is the inkheart trilogy. Cornelia funke is a german illustrator who writes fantasy books and novels for all ages. Visit this audio slideshow for a peek inside cornelia funkes writing room. Please give a warm welcome to cornelia funke, ladies and gentlemen. It always stays the same, but underneath theres a whole world that goes on developing and. When a disturbing stranger named dustfingers intrudes on their peace, she gradually discovers that the barrier between books and the real world is permeable and that an illfated readaloud. Cornelia funke books, author biography, and reading level. Where will the fourth book in the reckless series take place. Cockerell, you will cut out the tongue of anyone who utters the slightest sound while silvertongue is reading, said capricorn, and cockerell drew a knife from his belt and looked along the. Her first book to be translated into english was the standalone novel the thief lord, published in 2000. Cornelia funke has 207 books on goodreads with 1254405 ratings. No writing or bent pages, clean text block and clean jacket with no tears of marking of any kind. Mortimer folchart is a book doctor who restores and binds old books. Hers is a book grafted throughout with fairy tales.
Cornelia funke biography childhood, life achievements. Cornelia funke was born in 1958 in the town of dorsten in westphalia, germany to karlheinz and helmi funke. Funke is best known for her inkheart trilogy originally in german. We have young adult author cornelia funke over for a guest post to talk a little bit about collaboration and writing. Today we are thrilled to be the next stop on the official reckless blog tour. Cornelia funke celebrity biography, zodiac sign and. Mirrorworld, inkworld and cornelia funke the official website. Inkspell by cornelia funke 2005, first american edition. The second book in cornelia funkes popular the wild chicks series, the. It is still not known when the english edition will. As a person born on this date, cornelia funke is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day december 10 and the 203rd most popular for the year 1958. 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. Cornelia funke is a famous german author, who was born on december 10, 1958. Inkspell by cornelia funke 2005, first american edition finefine.
She is also the author of an acclaimed ya fantasy trilogy that includes inkheart, inkspell, and inkdeath. Tintenwelttrilogie, published in the united kingdom between 20042008. Cornelia funke books list of books by author cornelia funke. It is hard to avoid preciosity in books about books, but here funke pulls off the feat with vigor. A book that has been read but is in good condition. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Cornelia funke is an internationally bestselling, multipleawardwinning author, best known for writing the inkworld trilogy, dragon rider, and the thief lord. A companion to funkes twovolume mirrorworld series, driven by spectacular graphics and positively loaded with both worldbuilding detail and back stories for many of the characters and events in the books. Many of her books have now been translated into english. 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. She was born on 10 december 1958 in dorsten, north rhinewestphalia. 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.
In the year 2003, cornelia funke wrote another award winning novel, the inkheart. Her most famous books include thief lord, inkheart and dragon rider, all of these are new york times bestselling books. Author cornelia funkes complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. A different world in luebeck, germany, 23 april 2014. Awardwinning german writer cornelia funke, whose books for children. She talks about the ink world in our exclusive video and reads aloud from the final book in the trilogy, inkdeath. Fans of dark fairytales like the hazel wood and the cruel prince will relish this atmospheric and absorbing book based on guillermo del toros critically acclaimed movie. Cornelia funke biography 2017 facts, childhood, wiki. Cornelia funke was an illustrator before she became the wellknown author of the inkheart books. How to pronounce cornelia funke cornelia funkes name is pronounced as. Many of cornelia s titles are published all over the world and translated into more than 30 languages.
The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Cornelia funke is one of todays most beloved writers of magical stories for children. Cornelia funke is a storyteller and illustrator of international acclaim. Her fingers seem tipped with fairy wings, overtaken by an enchantment in order to make such strikingly beautiful pictures to accompany her story. Now comes ms cornelia funke who has written and created illustrations for her painstakingly crafted book. Oscar winning writerdirector guillermo del toro and bestselling author cornelia funke have come together to transform del toro s hit movie pans labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world. Inkspell inkheart inkdeath 3 book set cornelia funke ebay. Deeming her a unique talent, time magazine included cornelia on its time 100, an annual list of the most influential people in the world. For example, before writing inkheart, she researched about booksellers, book collectors.543 1522 12 1335 1495 797 243 1278 1389 811 1447 348 595 1578 1488 499 1084 1441 1227 589 1033 1063 460 379 756 497 920 200 1306 967 485 351 899 42 1123 1155 685 374 40 788 637 1202