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Dragon Rider

“Dragon Rider”

By Cornelia Funke

Published in 2004 in the US by Scholastic/ The Chicken House. Translated from German. Originally published in 1997.

A dragon (Firedrake) and a brownie (Sorrel) set out in search of the Rim of Heaven after their valley is threatened by humans. 302 more words


The Book No One Ever Read

I love picture books — no surprise there — and it makes me sad when any book is forgotten on the shelf. So when I saw the title or this book… 145 more words

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July ’17 alternative reads

he Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

Dragon Rider: The Griffin’s Feather – Cornelia Funke

A Manual for Heartache – Cathy Rentzenbrink

The Adversary – Emmanuel Carrere

Alternative Reads

The Book No One Ever Read

The Book No One Ever Read

Cornelia Funke
Breathing Books, 2017

From the dust jacket: “The Book No One Ever Read is written and illustrated by Cornelia Funke, author of Inkheart, Dragon Rider, and many others, and tells the story of a young book who yearns for a reader. 179 more words


Book Review: Ink Spell, by Cornelia Funke.

I just… I just can’t even… How can a book so bad have sold so well?

Even though this book was slightly better than the first, it was still awful. 247 more words

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Top 5 Wednesday: Children's Books

This week the Goodreads group’s Top 5 is about your favourite children’s books. My list is in no particular order, so here goes:

1. The Grumpalump… 815 more words

Book Review: Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke.

I’ve had this book on my shelf for about two years now and I finally got around to reading, and it was terrible. It wasn’t that I didn’t like it, – I didn’t, but that’s not the point – it was that is was just a bad book, full of poor writing, terrible characters, a major lack of excitement and progression, and multiple plot holes. 314 more words

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