Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of the magical events of Inkheart, and the story whose characters strode out of the pages to change her life forever. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater torn from his world of words, the need to return has become desperate. When he finds a corrupt storyteller with the magical ability to read him back, he sets in motion a dangerous reversal. It will see the characters of Inkheart transported to a charmed Inkworld: a volatile place threatened by rebels, rivals and danger.

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    five reasons why this book is amazing: 1. It has brilliant descriptions and makes you feel like you’er there. 2. It is full of mysteries and strange happenings. 3. It goes from one characters narration to another in perfect time. 4. A lot of the things talked about in ink heart are put into more depth. 5. Although it is a big book, 675 pages, once you get into it you won’t be able to get out. So read this book guys!!!!!!!!!!!

    27 February 2014

  • I liked this sequel just as much as the first one! Cornelia Funke has this way of making her characters and fantasy world SO real. If you like fantasy, give these books a try!

    5 March 2013

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    An amazing book filled with imagination and adventure, the power all readers secretly think they have, to read things to life. It seems that all of Cornelia Funke’s books are just awesome. the second of a brilliant trilogy

    5 March 2013

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    This is a really good book. If you have read any of Cornelia Funke’s book. You will like this one (read Inkheart first for the story to make sense.)

    5 May 2012

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    i loved this book!!!!!!!!

    12 March 2012

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  • Cornelia Funke

    Cornelia Funke is the hugely successful author of the Inkheart Trilogy and many other novels and picture books.


    Cornelia has won many awards in the US and in her native Germany, plus several in the UK including the Askews Torchlight Prize for Thief Lord and Inkheart.

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