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The Magician's Elephant
by Kate DiCamillo and Yoko Tanaka


Overview - In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected and making the extraordinary come true.
What if? Why not? Could it be?
When a fortuneteller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask: Does his sister still live?
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Overview
In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected and making the extraordinary come true.
What if? Why not? Could it be?
When a fortuneteller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortuneteller's mysterious answer (an elephant An elephant will lead him there ) sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that you will hardly dare to believe it s true. With atmospheric illustrations by fine artist Yoko Tanaka, here is a dreamlike and captivating tale that could only be narrated by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo. In this timeless fable, she evokes the largest of themes hope and belonging, desire and compassion with the lightness of a magician s touch."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763652982
  • ISBN-10: 0763652989
  • Publisher: Candlewick Pr
  • Publish Date: March 2011
  • Page Count: 201
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-UP
  • Dimensions: 0.6 x 5.25 x 7.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - Siblings
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Animals - Elephants

 
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