Publication date: September 2007
World English only
An adventure is what Igraine wishes for most in the world – and on her twelfth birthday she finds one!
Everyone at Castle Pimpernel is looking forward to Igraine’s birthday. But when her magical present goes wrong and her parents turn themselves into pigs, it’s up to Igraine to put things right – even if that means facing giants, three-headed dragons and a particularly spiky knight.
An enchanting story of courage and magic from the pen of bestselling children's author Cornelia Funke.
Igraine woke up because something was crawling over her face. Something with a lot of legs. She opened her eyes and there it was, sitting right on the end of her nose, a fat black spider. Igraine was scared stiff of spiders. ‘Sisyphus!’ she whispered in a trembling voice. ‘Wake