Kate DiCamillo is the author of many beloved books for young readers, including The Tale of Despereaux, 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 lives in Minneapolis, USA.
A delicate but surprisingly powerful novella. * Guardian * Now older children can be awed all over again. * The Observer * Kate DiCamillo's sentences waste not a single word: they spin out, with the Florida mist rising off them. * Booklist * This is an exquisitely told story from No. 1 New York Times Bestseller and Newbery Award Winner Kate DiCamillo. Intense and incredibly powerful this is a story that will move all who read it. * Lovereading4kids * An exquisitely told story -- Fiona Noble * Bookseller Children's Guide *