Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Through the pages of an old book he discovers a mysterious world of enchantment - but a world that is falling into decay. The great task of making things well again falls on Bastian and so begins a dazzling, magical adventure.
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Shy, awkward Bastian is amazed to discover that he has become a character in the mysterious book he is reading and that he has an important mission to fulfill.Review:
A rich, enjoyable read...drawing in the most potent elements of fairytale myth, and invented fantasy ( Observer)
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Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140076190. Bookseller Inventory # 1V-6VO3-U70D
Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140076190
Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Unicorns, dragons, sprites, will-o'-the-wisps: the inhabitants of an enchanted world. And into this word-through the pages of an old book-ventures Bastian, a lonely boy of ten or twelve. But Fantastica is slowly decaying, its childlike Empress dying. Only a real human being can set things right by giving the Empress a new name. Bastian takes up the challenge, and finds himself crossing the Swamps of Sadness and the Silver Mountains, meeting sorcerers and giants, bats and night-hobs, gnomes and racing snails, as he journeys bravely toward the Ivory Tower. Bastian's quest is filled with all the wonders of myth and fairy tale. It is a fantasy adventure that will capture your heart-and recapture the magical dreams of childhood. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0140076190
Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140076190
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801400761961.0