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Kate DiCamillo

Biography

Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is the author of THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT, a New York Times bestseller; THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, which was awarded the Newbery Medal; BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, a Newbery Honor book; and six books starring Mercy Watson, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book MERCY WATSON GOES FOR A RIDE. FLORA & ULYSSES: The Illuminated Adventures won the 2014 ALA John Newbery Medal. Kate DiCamillo lives in Minneapolis.

Kate DiCamillo