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The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Neverending Story (original 1979; edition 1997)

by Michael Ende (Author), Ralph Manheim (Translator)

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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.
Title:The Neverending Story
Authors:Michael Ende (Author)
Other authors:Ralph Manheim (Translator)
Info:Dutton Books for Young Readers (1997), Edition: Revised ed., 400 pages
Collections:Library Book, Book Club Springwood Library

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The Neverending Story by Michael Ende (Author) (1979)

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A book that lives up to its name! ( )
  fuzzipueo | Apr 24, 2022 |
I really enjoyed this fantasy story, about a young boy, who finds a book, and immerses himself, within the pages, to escape the sad reality of his life.
It tells the story of characters, who are desperately trying to find a human boy, to give a new name to their Empress, before they all disappear forever.
The young boy, Bastian, is bullied at school, and doesn't realize that he is the only one who can save Fantastica.
I loved the variety of characters in this story, and I think that the author, Michael Ende, wrote it very well. ( )
  deaflower | Jan 24, 2022 |
Siempre digo que es uno de mis libros favoritos y lo recomiendo a cuanta persona le interese escucharme; sin embargo, hasta que no lo releo no puedo apreciar lo mucho que me gusta esta historia.
Léanla, corran con Cairon hasta encontrar a Atreyu. Acompañen al niño en su Gran Búsqueda. Salven a la emperatriz con Bastian Baltasar Bux y descubran que sucede en el Gran Reino sin Fronteras de Fantasía. Es una aventura como ninguna otra. ( )
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» Add other authors (148 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Ende, MichaelAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Basoli, AntonioIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Craig, DanCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Doyle, GerardNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kyrö, MarjaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Manheim, RalphTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mantel, RichardCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Nieuwenhuizen, Johan vanTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pandolfi, AminaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Quadflieg, RoswithaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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This inscription could be seen on the glass door of a small shop, but naturally this was only the way it looked if you were inside the dimly lit shop, looking out at the street through the plateglass door.
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Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Then, through the pages of an ancient, mysterious book, he discovers the enchanted world of Fantastica, and only Bastian himself can save the fairy people who live there.

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