Kate DiCamillo

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Writers Biographies
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Kate DiCamillo

Meet the Author

Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 25, 1964

Picture Books

Biography

Great JoyLouise, the Adventure of a Chicken

Kate DiCamillo

"I am short. And loud. I hate to cook and love to eat. I am single and childless, but I have lots of friends I am an aunt to three lovely children and one not so lovely dog."

Early Chapter Books

Mercy WatsonBink & GollieLeroy Ninker Saddles UpFrancine Poulet Meets the Ghost Racoon

Novels

Because of Winn-DixieThe Tiger RisingThe Tale of DespereauxThe Miraculous Journey of Edward TulaneThe Magician's ElephantFlora & Ulysses

Geisel Honor Book

Newbery Honor Book

National Book Award Finalist

Newbery Award Winners

Moved to Clermont, FL at age five

Currently lives in Minneapolis, MN

Has won two Newbery Honor Awards and some type of award for nearly every other piece of literature

Because of Winn-Dixie was the first novel and was inspired by homesickness

National Ambassador for Young People's Literature 2014-2015

"Pay attention to the world around you. Stories are hiding, waiting everywhere. You just have to open your eyes and your heart."

Contact the Author

Kate DiCamilloCandlewick Press99 Dover StreetSomerville, MA 02144USA

Educator Resources

Click on the arrow to the right for teacher guides to all of Kate's books! This website include teacher guides, activity guides, interviews, and much more!

**Click each book for extra fun!**Interviews, Trailers, Activities, & More

Reader's Theatre–Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Close Reading–Great Joy


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