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A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller

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.
With dreamlike illustrations and a cover by Yoko Tanaka.

  • ISBN-13: 9780763680886
  • ISBN-10: 0763680885
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: December 2015
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
  • Page Count: 224
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12