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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventure

Dicamillo, Kate

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ISBN 10: 076366040X / ISBN 13: 9780763660406
Published by Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA, 2013
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Signed on the title page and dated 26 September 2014, Festival of the Book in Sioux Falls, SD. "She is a natural born cynic! He is an unassuming squirrel! Together Flora and Ulysses will conquer villains, defent the defenseless and protect the weak. Or Something." This novel is my choice for the best 10-12 year-old novel ever. Bookseller Inventory # DDR4901

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Title: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventure

Publisher: Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: K. G. Campbell

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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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 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 author of many beloved books for young readers, including The Tale of Despereaux, which received a Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, which received a Newbery Honor; The Tiger Rising, a National Book Award Finalist; The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, winner of a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award; The Magician’s Elephant; and the best-selling Mercy Watson series. Kate DiCamillo lives in Minneapolis.

K. G. Campbell is the author-illustrator of Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters. He was born in Kenya, raised in Scotland, and now lives in southern California.

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