The Magician's Elephant (Paperback)

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In this timeless fable, New York Times bestselling author, twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal and US National Ambassador for Children's Literature.

When a fortune-teller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he must ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortune-teller's mysterious answer (An elephant! An elephant will lead you there!) sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that you will hardly dare to believe it is true.

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In this timeless fable, New York Times bestselling author, twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal and US National Ambassador for Children's Literature Kate DiCamillo evokes the largest of themes - hope and belonging, desire and compassion - with the lightness of a magician's touch.

When a fortune-teller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he must ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortune-teller's mysterious answer (An elephant! An elephant will lead you there!) sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that you will hardly dare to believe it is true. With atmospheric illustrations by fine artist Yoko Tanaka, here is a dreamlike and captivating tale that could only be told by Kate DiCamillo.

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ISBN 9781406360653
Length (cm) 13.0000
Width (cm) 2.0000
Height (cm) 20.0000
Publisher Walker Books
Publication Date Nov 5, 2015
Pages (number) 224
Genre Children's Books
Author Kate DiCamillo, Yoko Tanaka
Signed No
Format Paperback
Editorial Reviews

"Elegant, timeless and utterly heartbreaking." - The Independent on Sunday

"Full of charm this is also a heroic story of how goodness and courage can outsmart dark forces." - The Guardian

Beautiful...stunningly illustrated  -The Irish Times 

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