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The Neverending Story

Written by Michael Ende & illustrated by Ralph Manheim and Michael Ende
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Jan 1, 1997
Publication Date
400
Pages
11-15
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When it was published more than a decade ago, this special story within a story captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. A lonely boy named Bastian is drawn into a beautiful but doomed world. Only Bastian can save this enchanted place of dragons, giants, monsters, and mysteries . . . but will he have to stay there forever? This beautifully repackaged hardcover classic will lure even more readers into its wondrous world.

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Who Wrote The Neverending Story

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Michael Ende

Michael Ende was born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, in 1929. After attending drama school from 1948 to 1950, he worked variously as an actor, a writer of sketches and plays, a director of the Volkstheater in Munich, and a film critic for the Bavarian broadcasting company. His first novel for children, Jim Knopf and Lukas the Engine Driver, was published in Germany in 1960 to great popular and critical acclaim, and both radio and televsion series based on the Jim Knopf books were soon produced. In 1973 he published another award-winning children’s novel, Momo. When The Neverending Story was first published in Germany in 1979 it immediately became the number-one bestseller arnd remained in that position for three years. It has since been published in many different languages all over the world, including Japanese, and has enchanted readers in each country in which it has appeared.

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Who Illustrated The Neverending Story

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Ralph Manheim

Ralph Manheim, translator of Grimm’s Fairy Tales and many other works, was a renowned German-language translator.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780525457589
Publication Date:
January 1, 1997
Word Count:
111943
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
96049342
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
36059967
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0525457585
Lexile® Level:
930L
ATOS® Book Level:
5.9
Accelerated Reader® Points:
18.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
15578
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
UG

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