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The first book in Cornelia Funke's internationally celebrated
trilogy - magical, thrilling and mesmerising.

don't think I've ever read anything that conveys so well the
joys, terrors and pitfalls of reading' Diana Wynne Jones

loves books. So does her father, Mo, a bookbinder,
although he has never read aloud to her since her mother mysteriously
disappeared. They live quietly until the night a stranger
knocks at their door. He has come with a warning that forces
Mo to reveal an extraordinary secret - a storytelling secret that
will change their lives for ever.

Also a major film starring
Andy Serkis, Paul Bettany and Brendan Fraser!
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 139 x 202 x 39mm | 390g
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1908435119
  • 9781908435118
  • 8,964

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405,201 ratings
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3 22% (90,436)
2 7% (29,204)
1 3% (12,234)
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