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Cornelia Funke


Bibliographic information

Publisher: Chicken House books

ISBN: 9781908435118


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A book about books


Short summary
A young girl finds out her father has an extraordinary talent to read characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.


Why is the story appropriate for the targeted groups of RSP readers?

  1. It reflects readers´ interests
  2. The recommendation and the report emerged from the survey results


What are the distinguished readers interests reflected by this book/story?


Why is this story motivational for the pupils?
It is the story about a young girl who lost her mum very early and has to cope with a special talent her father and she have. She has to overcome a lot of obstacles and be strong and brave enough to get her mum back. The book can be motivational and help students understand how important it is to believe in themselves in order to overcome obstacles they may encounter in their life.


Is there a historical, political, multi/inter cultural, migrant or similar context recognized in this book/story? 


Is there a principle of inclusion reflected in this book/story and does it promotes understanding of cultural diversities and heritage? 
The principle of inclusion can be seen throughout the book as it shows the importance of the family and friends in our life.

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