The Magician's Elephant

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The Magician's Elephant
Written by Kate DiCamillo
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ISBN-10: 0763652989
ISBN-13: 9780763652982
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The Magician's Elephant

author: Kate DiCamillo
illustrator: Yoko Tanaka

When a fortunetellerís 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 magicianís touch.

"The purity of her prose - the reader goes from paragraph to paragraph delighting in the wonderful simple sentences - only adds to the winsome purity of her vision."
-The New York Times Book Review
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0763652989 / 9780763652982
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Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
224 / 5 1/8" x 7 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Animals; Family; Fantasy & Magic;
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