Monday, February 07, 2005

Author: Kate DiCamillo

In the news:
New Line Cinema has purchased the right to DiCamillo's unpublished--as in March 2006-- new book, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. Given her track record, New Line probably made a good call.

I had the pleasure of reading the beginning of her Tale of Despereaux to a class on Friday and the kids were, as usual, enthralled. I ended up talking about Despereaux with a parent today who had chosen the book as a family read aloud, not once but twice. She said this book was the best book they had EVER shared as a family.
Kate DiCamillo's website

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