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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dutton Childrens Books
Publication date May 1, 1997
Pages 396
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780525457589
ISBN-10 0525457585
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $22.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by going on a very dangerous quest.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Read the book that inspired the classic coming-of-age film before it's back onscreen in select theaters this September!

From award-winning German author Michael Ende, The Neverending Story is a classic tale of one boy and the book that magically comes to life. 


When Bastian happens upon an old book called The Neverending Story, he's swept into the magical world of Fantastica--so much that he finds he has actually become a character in the story! And when he realizes that this mysteriously enchanted world is in great danger, he also discovers that he is the one chosen to save it. Can Bastian overcome the barrier between reality and his imagination in order to save Fantastica?


"An instantaneous leap into the magical . . . Energetic, innovative, and perceptive"—The Washington Post

"A trumpet blast for the imagination."—Sunday Times


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780140076196 Book cover for 9780385176224 Book cover for 9780525457589 Book cover for 9780848813062
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Ralph Manheim (other contributor), Roswitha Quadflieg (other contributor) | from Dutton Childrens Books (May 1, 1997)
9780525457589 | details & prices | 396 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.15 lbs | List price $22.99
About: Bastian embarks on a wild adventure with he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by going on a very dangerous quest
from Buccaneer Books (June 1, 1991); titled "Neverending Story"
9780899668079 | details & prices | List price $29.95
About: Read the book that inspired the classic coming-of-age film before it's back onscreen in select theaters this September!
With Roswitha Quadflieg | from Penguin USA (June 1, 1984)
9780140076196 | details & prices | 377 pages | List price $6.95
About: Bastian, a lonely boy, steps through the pages of a book and finds himself caught up in a dangerous quest in a magical kingdom known as Fantastica
With Ralph Manheim | from Doubleday (October 1, 1983)
9780385176224 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $31.95
About: Bastian, a lonely boy, steps through the pages of a book and finds himself caught up in a dangerous quest in a magical kingdom known as Fantastica
from Amereon Ltd (June 1, 1976); titled "Neverending Story"
9780848813062 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $31.95
About: Read the book that inspired the classic coming-of-age film before it's back onscreen in select theaters this September!
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140074314 Book cover for 9780140317930 Book cover for 9780140386332
 
With Ralph Manheim, Roswitha Quadflieg (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Puffin (December 1, 1996)
9780140386332 | details & prices | 444 pages | 4.75 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
About: 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
With Alan Moore, Carlos D\'Anda, Ralph Manheim (other contributor), Scott Clark | Reprint edition from Puffin (January 1, 1993)
9780140317930 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $4.99
This edition also contains Wild Worlds, Wild Worlds
About: Bastian, a lonely boy, steps through the pages of a book and finds himself caught up in a dangerous quest in a magical kingdom known as Fantastica
from Penguin USA (October 1, 1984)
9780140074314 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Bastian, a lonely boy, steps through the pages of a book and finds himself caught up in a dangerous quest in a magical kingdom known as Fantastica
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (September 1, 1984)
9780816137510 | details & prices | List price $10.95
About: Bastian, a lonely boy, steps through the pages of a book and finds himself caught up in a dangerous quest in a magical kingdom known as Fantastica
CD/Spoken Word
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With Gerard Doyle (other contributor), Ralph Manheim (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (March 26, 2012)
9781452606309 | details & prices | 6.25 × 5.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.60 lbs | List price $39.99
About: In this classic fantasy novel from author Michael Ende, small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (January 1, 1993)
9780606028066 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $11.10
About: Bastian, a lonely boy, steps through the pages of a book and finds himself caught up in a dangerous quest in a magical kingdom known as Fantastica
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613028158 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.65 lbs | List price $18.40
About: 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

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