Google Celebrates “The Neverending Story”

Today marks the 37th anniversary of the publication of The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. Google has debuted doodles for their homepage, designed by Sophie Diao, to celebrate the story. Take a look at them below:

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The doodles were inspired by the original illustrations for the story by Roswitha Quadflieg. Google stated: 

 Every once in a blue moon a book captures the imagination, providing a portal into magical places unknown. So it was with The Neverending Story, a children’s fantasy novel by Michael Ende, which topped best-seller lists in the author’s native Germany following its release on September 1st, 1979.

The movie was released in 1984 and is playing in select theatres. 

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