Dragon Rider: The Griffin’s Feather


The second dragon adventure from the legendary author of Inkheart, Cornelia Funke – over 1 million English language copies of DRAGON RIDER sold worldwide, and now a major movie on Sky Cinema! ‘A warm-hearted dream of a book.’ THE GUARDIAN on Dragon RiderThe last winged horses are on the brink of extinction. Three foals lie curled in their eggs in a sanctuary for threatened creatures, where a young dragon rider lives with his silver dragon. The foals are ill, and the pair volunteer to seek the only cure: a Griffin’s feather.

But Griffins, with the heads of eagles and the bodies of lions, are a dragon’s fiercest enemy, and live far across the world in the sweltering jungle. A dangerous and exciting adventure begins … The second book in the bestselling Dragon Rider series by the queen of middle-grade fantasy, Cornelia Funke Dragon Rider has now been adapted for the big screen in a major animation with a stellar cast including Felicity Jones and Patrick Stewart, now available on Sky Cinema Features magical illustrations by Cornelia Funke herself Continue the adventure with book 3, The Aurelia Curse.

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About The Author

Cornelia Maria Funke is a German author of children’s fiction. Born in Dorsten, North Rhine-Westphalia, she began her career as a social worker before becoming a book illustrator. She began writing novels in the late 1980s and focused primarily on fantasy-oriented stories that depict the lives of children faced with adversity. Funke has since become Germany’s “best-selling author for children”. Her work has been translated into several languages and, as of 2012, Funke has sold over 20 million copies of her books worldwide.

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13 Years and up