Cornelia Maria Funke is a German author born on December 10, 1958. She writes Children’s Fiction.
She is famous for the Inkheart trilogy (originally in German: Tintenwelt-Trilogie). It was published between 2004- 2008 in the United Kingdom. Her style of writing is mainly adventure and fantasy.
Many of her books have been translated into English. And other languages. She has sold around 20 million copies worldwide.
Her books are written in a style that celebrates childhood and the innate strength that every child possesses that we adults often fail to notice.
Her picture book The Book No One Ever Read starts with: “Every book longs to tell its story.” She states that to write a good book on her homepage, you just need a good idea. And this is what you get from her books.
Ideas that reflect reality in a surreal environment. The ideas not only stimulate a child’s imagination but have the power to even capture an adult’s mind.