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Great Joy

Great Joy( )
Author: DiCamillo, Kate
Illustrator: Ibatoulline, Bagram
ISBN:978-0-7636-4996-8
Publication Date:Nov 2017
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $12.99
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"Newbery Medalist DiCamillo spins a tale of compassion and holiday warmth." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)New York Times Bestseller A Time Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year Four starred reviews (BooklistKirkus ReviewsPublishers WeeklySchool Library Journal) It is just before Christmas when an organ grinder and monkey appear on the...
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DiCamillo, Kate (Author)
Kate DiCamillo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 25, 1964. She received an English degree from the University of Florida. At the age of thirty, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and worked for a book warehouse on the children's floor. After working there for four and a half years, she fell in love with children's books and began writing. DiCamillo wrote the 2001 Newbery-honor book, Because of Winn-Dixie, which was adapted into a film in 2005. In 2004, she won the Newbery Medal for The Tale of Despereaux, which was also adapted into a movie in 2008, and for Flora and Ulysses in 2013. Her other works include the Mercy Watson series, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and The Magician's Elephant. She was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress for the term 2014-2015.

Kate's title, Raymie Nightingale, mde the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.

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