middle grades fiction


Cornelia's long-awaited sequel to Dragon Rider has flown into bookstores in the U.S. and Canada. After over a decade, Ben, Firedrake, and friends old and new are back, and part of FREEFAB, a conversation organization that aids magical creatures and the humans who love them. 

Throwback! The Original Wild Chicks

from the desk of Cornelia Funke: I love to write fantasy, so why did I ever write girls’ books (which I never read when I was young)? Because one day my editor said: “Cornelia, would you write a book without dragons or fairies for a change?”