Friday, 30 June, 2017

Dragon Rider is getting a sequel


Chicken House Books proudly announces the publication of the sequel to Cornelia's fantasy novel "Dragon Rider".

"The Griffin's Feather" will bring back Firedrake and Ben and all the others you have grown fond of again.

And ... hang on to your hats, they have even started telling Cornelia part three of their adventure

We will keep you posted...


Gretchen and Abigail 8yrs old on 1 July, 2019

We just finished your 2nd book in this series and are excited for #3. Any updates on the timeframe on the release of the next book? Soon?

Not yet, Gretchen and Abigail, but we'll keep you posted here on Cornelia's website. Promise

Jazz on 5 April, 2019

Just how many books are you planning to put in the Dragon Rider Series? I absolutely love these books and would love to see more! I’ve just re-read the first two and now I’m eagerly waiting for the third book to be finished! Keep up the amazing work Cornelia Funke!!!

Hi Jazz, Cornelia does not know yet, if there will be more than three Dragon Rider books. We'll wait and see...

Hayden on 3 March, 2019

Back when I was a kid, I turned in my (random currency from library at school) to buy the first in this series. Today, MANY, years later i've found out that there is a 2nd and sometime soon a 3rd. Obviously I'm going to get the audio book for 1 and 2 so I can catch up again

Sheila Clements on 19 February, 2019

Is The Volcano Mission going to part of the Dragon Rider series or is it altogether a different serie?

No, it IS part of the Dragon Rider series, Sheila.

Sallie Mae on 24 January, 2019

How many books are there exactly? I was looking on the internet and Goodreads said there are four dragon rider books. Others said there two or three. Some even said one.

There are two Dragon Rider books, and Cornelia is currently working on Book 3.

My parents wont let me put my name on social media. on 6 December, 2018

I doubt that you are thinking this far ahead, but do you think you will write a fourth Dragon Rider book Mrs. Funke?

Well, Cornelia is just working on book 3, but she does not know yet, if there will be a fourth book, too.

Leonardo da Vinci on 19 October, 2018

Cornelia Funke, your books are so awesome and I LOVE THEM! I am rereading the first two and I hope there is a third coming out. My best wishes, Leo

Mika on 17 October, 2018

Do you know about how long it will take for the third book. No need to rush I’m just asking because I love both books.

No, Mika, I'm afraid Cornelia can't tell yet.

Vaibhav on 22 August, 2018

Hi, I read the dragon rider book and it was really a great novel. I am just waiting for the second book to arrive too! I really love your writing, thankyou and keep writing more novels!

Allison Madsen on 10 August, 2018

Will there be an audiobook for The Griffin’s Feather?

Hi Allison, have a look at our news

random fan on 20 May, 2018

more please

Suavi ♡ on 7 May, 2018

Hallo, weiß jemand von euch wie man ein Buch zu einem Verlag schicken kann und ob das erst ab 18 erlaubt ist ? Ich freue mich auf jede Art von Antwort (soweit sie richtig ist ????)

Hallo Suavi, es gibt kein Alter, in dem das nicht erlaubt ist. Du kannst jederzeit dein Manuskript zu einem Verlag schicken. Diese Manuskripte nennt man "unaufgefordert eingesandte Manuskripte". Davon hat jeder Lektor riesige Berge, und die werden nur einmal im Monat angelesen. Die meisten Lektoren lesen dann die ersten Seiten, ein paar in der Mitte und ein paar am Ende. Danach wird entschieden. Du brauchst einen Beleg, dass du das eingeschickt hast. Auf keinen Fall solltest du an einen Verlag schicken, der Geld von dir verlangt. Das ist unseriös. Liebe Grüße, Insa

Isaac on 17 April, 2018

My class is reading it. It's the best book so far, can't wait for the next one.

Victor on 24 March, 2018

Is there going to be an official store page for this book (I loved the first book) on your website to directly support you or do we need to go to amazon.com or such? Also I read in a previous comment that it releases in the US in spring this year but do you have an exact release date?

Hi Victor, there will be no webshop on Cornelia's site. As to the Griffin, the book will be published by Scholastic. I think it will come out this summer. Warmest wishes from Germany, Insa (and Guesty)

Hannah on 20 March, 2018

Dragon Rider was the first LONG book I have finished. I loved it. I can't wait to read the second one, but my local library doesn't seem to have it. Thank you for great writing!

Katty on 8 March, 2018

Is there a third Dragon Rider book coming soon?

Not soon, but there will be a third book, yes

Leah on 2 February, 2018

My name is Leah. I'm 12 years old and in the sixth grade I am dyslexic. My favorite book is Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke. I'm excited that the sequel, The Griffon’s Feather has been released. I was bummed to know that it wasn't recorded in audio version, 1 out of 5 kids is dyslexic. Dyslexic basically means we have a harder time reading than most people and that's why I would really like it if you would record Ms Funke’s new book. I think a lot of other kids would really like it if you could maybe make an audio version. When I listened to the first book the characters started coming alive to me And made me stop thinking how I have a harder time reading than most people. It made me feel normal.

Dear Leah, welcome to Cornelia's Writing House and thank you so much for your beautiful message The audio book is already in planning We will keep you posted. Warmest wishes from Germany, Insa and Guesty

Catherine on 20 September, 2017

Hello I first read Dragon Rider about 8 years ago when I read it again it showed the same images whilst reading , I was over the moon to find part 2 though finished to fast so reading both again, I do hope there will be more than 3 books also hardcovers would be great Ive only Dragon Rider in hard cover.... love the illustrations in the updated books

We hope so, too, Catherine. Welcome to Cornelia's guestbook and thank you so much for your entry Insa and Guesty

Chris on 17 September, 2017

I read books too fast I finished dragon rider and the griffins feather in less than a week and they are sooooo good I can't wait for the third to come out

Daniel on 14 September, 2017

Dear Cornelia I would just like to say thanks for the feeling of thrill and adventure that dragon rider has given me. I just love dragons! And also your a real inspiration to me and I hope you keep making dragon rider books. - Daniel

Thank you so much, Daniel

Johnson Frazer on 13 September, 2017

What will the name of the third book be? - John

Cornelia does not know yet, Johnson.

Ben on 12 September, 2017

Do you know or have a estimate of when the third will be published -Ben

It is faaaaaar too early to know, Ben

Nicole on 12 September, 2017

Hello! I'm super excited for this book but I'm a bit confused on trying to find it. Both amazon.com and amazon.co.uk have A Griffin's Feather listed for pre-order awaiting a July 2018 release date, but have used copies and Kindle editions for sale under a different entry, with the cover shown here. But when I click on the "look inside" feature, it's the text from Dragon Rider. Is the book out in English yet, or is Amazon just getting their entries confused? Thanks!

Hi Nicole, thanks for letting us know. The UK edition of The Griffin's Feather was published in July 2017. The US edition will come out around spring 2018. All the very best from Germany, Insa and Guesty

Bilbo Baggins on 28 August, 2017

No I mean a 4th

Cornelia does not know yet, Bilbo. First she has to write book 3

Bilbo Baggins on 27 August, 2017

Will you make a 4th ?

You mean a third? Yes, there will be another book in the Dragon Rider series.

Daniel on 23 August, 2017

How many dragon rider books will you be making I just can't get enough of it

There will be a third book in the Dragon Rider series, Daniel. We'll keep you posted...

Bob on 8 July, 2017

I can not wait for the new dragon rider book

Winston Setiawan on 5 July, 2017

I'm so excited for this sequel! Would it be published only in America, or worldwide? -Winston

Hi Winston, it will be published in many more languages