Kate DiCamillo is the author of many beloved books for young readers, including Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which received a Newbery Medal; also The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane; The Magician's Elephant; The Tiger Rising; and the bestselling Mercy Watson series. Kate DiCamillo lives in Minneapolis, USA.
A wonderful, bitter-sweet story. * TES Primary *
The author judges it perfectly, and the result is delightful. * The Guardian *
A feel-good American story about a girl and her dog. * The Independent *
Funny and moving...every sentence rings true. * The Ultimate Book Guide *