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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures (Paperback)

By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator)
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Holy Bagumba! Kate DiCamillo is back, with this ADORABLE new story of
squirrels, and superpowers, poetry and friendship. Charmingly illustrated by
K.G. Campbell, this book is another to add to Ms. DiCamillo’s long list of
fabulous books, including The Tale of
Desperaux, Because of Winn-Dixie
and Tiger Rising. Books Inc. Book Fair Buyer

Description


Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal
Holy unanticipated occurrences A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.
It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book "Terrible Things Can Happen to You , " is the just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight, and misspelled poetry -- and that Flora will be changed too, as she discovers the possibility of hope and the promise of a capacious heart. From #1" New York Times" best-selling author Kate DiCamillo comes a laugh-out-loud story filled with eccentric, endearing characters and featuring an exciting new format -- a novel interspersed with comic-style graphic sequences and full-page illustrations, all rendered in black-and-white by up-and-coming artist K. G. Campbell.

About the Author


Kate DiCamillo is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including The Tale of Despereaux, winner of the Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Tiger Rising, a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763676711
ISBN-10: 0763676713
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: March 10th, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English