Author of the Newbery Medal-winning The Tale of Despereaux and the bestselling Because of Winn-Dixie, now a major Hollywood film!
Kate DiCamillo is a writer of unusual kindness, wit and
thoughtfulness. Her books are bittersweet and beautiful, and
reminders of the insistent beauties of the world and the people in
it, even in the toughest of circumstances. * Anna James, author of
Pages & Co. *
DiCamillo makes it looks so easy; it's not. This accomplished storyteller, who has twice won America's prestigious prize for children's books, the Newbery Medal, makes every line work so hard each paragraph positively glows. * The Times (Saturday Review), Children's Book of the Week *
This book is a real page tuner... All ages will enjoy this very heart-warming story which celebrates the victory of hope over adversity. * The School Librarian *