The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

Book Info

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN-10: 0763625892
ISBN-13: 978-0763625894
Started: 05/27/2010
Finished: 06/01/2010
Source: Library

Publisher Synopsis
Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who treated him with the utmost care and adored him completely.

And then, one day, he was lost.

Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the top of a garbage heap to the fireside of a hobos camp, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. And along the way, we are shown a true miracle: even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.

Author Info
KATE DICAMILLO has received accolades for all of her previously-published books:
* THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, which received the Newbery Medal;
* BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, which received a Newbery Honor;
* THE TIGER RISING, which was named a National Book Award Finalist;
* MERCY WATSON TO THE RESCUE, the first of the Mercy Watson books for young readers.

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