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The Neverending Story

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 52,927 Ratings and 2,222 Reviews

Book Description
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.
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingMass Market Paperback (37 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages445
Publication Date/1985
The Creators
About Michael Ende (Author) : Michael Ende is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Michael Ende include La Historia Interminable/the Neverending Story, El secreto de Lena (... more
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About Ralph Manheim (Translator) : Ralph Manheim is a published author and a translator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ralph Manheim include Dear Mili, Cat and Mouse, The Neverending Story.
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Reader Comments
8/20/2010 Judith Bascones Lejter said: Great story. I enjoyed a lot.
tags: I'm reading, I wrote

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11/30/2009 Luis Peres said:
Possibly the best fantasy novel ever writen. It´s amazing the amount of imagination crammed into less than 300 pages. If you love imaginary worlds, exploration adventures and lots of creativity this one is not one to be missed. Altough it´s suposed to be a kids book for me it even works better if ... more

tags: I recommend, I'm reading, I read, Inspired me

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8/6/2008 Holly Cupala tagged as: Inspired me

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5/7/2008 Christy Evers said: An enchanting and beautifully written book. Great imagery, strong underlying thoughts and theme, and delightful characters. I found (and still find) myself thinking about it even when the book was closed
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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2/15/2008 Lilly Fluger said: I loved this adventure trek quest novel with the red and green print. I loved the premise of joining into the book and the "Bastian Balthazar Bux" ... the alliterative names heading each chapter. This story became part of me.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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4/3/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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1/11/2007 Tracy O'Daniel

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