A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime.
Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new
logo: A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to collect in the series,
listed below, all with exciting new covers and fun-filled endnotes.
THE NEVERENDING STORY by Michael Ende is a classic fantasy adventure.
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.
'A rich, enjoyable read...drawing in the most potent
elements of fairytale, myth, and invented fantasy' Observer
Michael Ende, born in 1929, was one of the most
popular German authors of the 20th Century, captivating children with
his extraordinary fantasy stories including Momo, an orphan girl's
search for the meaning of time. The NeverEnding Story (1979) has been
translated into more than 30 languages, made into a hit movie in 1984,
and remains a much-loved, international bestseller.
Michael Ende died in 1995.