Kate DiCamillo is one of America's most beloved storytellers. She is the author of
The Tale of Despereaux,
which was awarded the Newbery Medal;
Because of Winn-Dixie,
a Newbery Honor winner;
The Tiger Rising,
a National Book Award finalist;
The Magician's Elephant,
New York Times
bestseller; and six books starring Mercy Watson, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride.
She also co-wrote three books with Alison McGhee about a pair of friends, Bink and Gollie, one of which,
Bink & Gollie
, won the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal.
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K. G. Campbell is the winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor for
Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters,
which has also received the Golden Kite Award. He was born in Kenya, raised in Scotland, and now lives in southern California.
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