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A library book, I imagine, is a happy book. ---->>>

If I was a book, I would like to be a library book, so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids. ---->>>

And I plan to write a sequel to Dragon Rider. ---->>>

I have two Iceland horses, a very hairy dog called Looney, and a guinea pig. ---->>>

Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people. ---->>>

I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there. ---->>>

My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that. ---->>>

They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment. ---->>>

Everything gets to me. I'm very sentimental. ---->>>

I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.

I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.

I like to visit my horse, have a walk with my dog. ---->>>

I don't like to eat the same dish every day, so I read very different things. ---->>>

I like a composer called Henry Purcell, and I love to listen to Neil Young. ---->>>

Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads. ---->>>

Yes, I always imagined living in other places. ---->>>

I live in Hamburg; that's in the north. And I live on the outskirts of town. It looks like countryside. ---->>>

There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart. ---->>>

I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books. ---->>>

Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go. ---->>>

And I always read the English translation and always have conversations with my translator, for example about the names. I always have to approve it. ---->>>

I love to read, I love to watch movies, and I love to be with my children. ---->>>

Every German child learns to speak English in school. ---->>>

I wish I had more time to visit schools. ---->>>

And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. ---->>>

My daughter, Anna, is almost 15, and my son, Ben, is almost 10. ---->>>

My son always says I like very weird music. ---->>>

I will try to write books until I drop dead. ---->>>

I love to read aloud. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: 12-10, 1958
Occupation: Author

Cornelia Maria Funke (FOON-ka; German: [ˈfʊŋkə]) is a German author of children's fiction. She was born on December 10, 1958, in Dorsten, North Rhine-Westphalia. Funke is best known for her Inkheart trilogy, published in 2004–2008. Many of her books have now been translated into English. Her work fits mainly into the fantasy and adventure genres (wikipedia)