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Cornelia Funke

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S: By:Amanda Low

BC: "This presentation contains copyrighted material used under the educational fair use exemption to U.S. Copyright law."(Simpson, 70)

FC: My author is Cornelia Funke

1: Cornelia Funke was born in Germany

2: Her last name is pronounced FOON-kah but she likes it when Americans call her funky.

4: Her horoscope figure is a Sagittarius

5: When she was younger she wanted to be an astronaut or live with red Indians. she would had loved to have written all of Shakespeare

7: Her favorite books growing up were: Peter Pan,Lord of the Rings and the Chronicles of Narnia

9: Her grandfather was a famous etcher.

10: She was a good student. Her favorite subjects were reading and C.A.

11: She married Rolf Funke in 1981.

13: She has two kids:Anna, 12 and Ben,7

14: For a while, she was a social worker then she became an illustrator, she also designed board games.

15: She loves reading fantasy books.

16: In 2005 they moved to L.A.

17: In 2006, Rolf died

18: After a while she realized she wanted to be an author.

21: She didn't suffer multiple publishing trials of first time writers. She describes herself as a storyteller.

22: InkHeart became a movie and so did the Thief Lord. | Funke has wrote many books. Some of her books are:Reckless, Dragon Rider, The Thief Lord and the InkHeart series.

23: The Thief Lord is about two orphans that run away from their mean aunt and uncle and end up in Venice. The Thief Lord takes them in and hide/live in an abandoned movie theater with three other kids, while a detective tries to find them.

25: She researched Venice before writing the book and drew pictures of the characters to help her write.

26: The Thief Lord was named best book by many publications.

27: The Thief Lord has won many awards

29: Funke is now called the German J.K. Rowling

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