from Rose on Reading — Earlier this fall, we sent out several copies of The Petrified Flesh to reviewers around the world, and . . .
If you saw this month's newsletters, you've already seen the first of the two covers for The Wild Chicks and The Wild Chicks: Class Trip...but now we're bringing them to everyone! . . .
Cornelia's new Writing House is well underway, and should be finished by the end of the month. It's a converted tin-roof barn outside. . .
Exciting news! Today, we learned that Cornelia's middle-grades title The Thief Lord has been chosen as a 2018 Great Words, Great Works title by the Scripps National Spelling Bee! . . .
Need a last-minute costume for Samhain, Halloween, All Hallow's Eve? Try being one of your favorite Funke characters this Halloween!
The Volcano Adventure has flown to Germany!
After a short hiatus, the blog is back in business! This month, we wanted to start a new blog post topic: Recent Reads!
Has it been a year already? (Answer: yes, yes it has.)
The revised Reckless series has been out for a year with Breathing Books! Last year, we were so thrilled to bring you revised editions of the story Cornelia began writing several years ago, editions with cohesive cover art and more depth to the beginning of Jacob Reckless' extended adventure.
Cornelia's busy writing book four, Reckless: The Islands of the Fox, and, in the meantime, enjoy your travels through the MirrorWorld!
Poised at the beginning of this world's Industrial Revolution, two young farmers' sons set out to make new lives for themselves, but instead find living terror in the Goyl, and the Fairy magic that has gifted them a strange new power. Watch the spectacle:
If, one day, you find yourself talking with Cornelia Funke, you'll likely find your eyes drawn to one of several A4 notebooks she carries with her—to events, to the beach, scattered around her home. Just looking at the covers, it's clear Cornelia is an artist of both words and images, and her doodled collages lend so much character to the notebooks in which she writes her stories.