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