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!