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Kate DiCamillo

  • 5 stars across 41 books
    Kate DiCamillo is the author of many beloved books for young readers, including The Tale of Despereaux and Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, both of which received a Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, which received a Newbery Honor; The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, which won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; and the bestselling Mercy Watson series. Kate DiCamillo, current National Ambassador for Young People's Literature in the US, lives in Minneapolis.
    5th March 2015

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    The Incredible Journey meets The Mouse and His Child, an enchanting tale that begs to be read aloud. Th... More

    (18 reviews)
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    12th April 2016

    Raymie Nightingale

    New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving yet witty story of an unforgettable ... More

    (7 reviews)
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    4th September 2014

    Because of Winn-Dixie

    Funny and poignant, this 2001 Newbery Honor novel captures life in a quirky Southern town as Opal and her mangy dog,... More

    (5 reviews)
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    3rd October 2013

    Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

    Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in this genre-breaking novel by a master storyteller... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th November 2015

    The Magician's Elephant

    In this timeless fable, New York Times bestselling author, twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal and US ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    2nd May 2019

    Louisiana's Way Home

    Follow-up to the New York Times Bestselling Raymie Nightingale , from an internationally revered author, twic... More

    (3 reviews)
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    4th October 2018

    La La La: A Story of Hope

    A nearly wordless story following a little girl in search of someone who understands.. . "Kim has created ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    8th April 2002

    The Tiger Rising

    "It seemed as if the tiger was a magic trick, rising out of the mist." It's six months since Rob's mum died and he moved... More

    (1 review)
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    • Because of Winn-Dixie

      Because of Winn-Dixie

      A very moving and well written book about the power of the love between a young girl and a stray dog who she adopts and cherishes fiercely. There is l...

    • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

      The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

      An absolutely stunning book. Love this author. She has managed to relate a heart warming, bitter sweet and richly written story with an animal at the...

    • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

      The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

      by 4LP

      I didn’t find the cover of this book very appealing and thought it looked a bit old fashioned but decided to read it as it was on our year group recom...