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Magician's Elephant

Authors: DiCamillo, Kate
Genres: Action and Adventure, Fantasy
Topics: Animals, Family & Siblings
Lexile: 730,
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763649418,
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 218,
Synopsis:

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller
-The New York Times Book Review
(Ages 8-13)

When a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square, 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 mysterious answer (an elephant! An elephant will lead him there!) sets off a remarkable chain of events. With atmospheric illustrations by Yoko Tanaka, here is a 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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