Young Adult

Books like Inkheart


2005, Cornelia Funke


Inkheart (German: Tintenherz) is a 2003 young adult fantasy novel by Cornelia Funke, and the first book of the Inkheart series, which was continued with Inkspell (2005) and Inkdeath (2007). The novel won the 2004 BookSense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature. Based on a 2007 online poll, the National Education Association listed the book as one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children".

Inkheart was the first part of a trilogy and was continued with Inkspell (2005), which won Funke her second BookSense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature in 2006. The trilogy was initially concluded in Inkdeath, but has been revived in 2020 when Funke announced that a sequel called The Colour of Revenge (German: Die Farbe der Rache) was published by October 2021 in Germany.

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