From master storyteller Kate DiCamillo comes an original fairy tale—with enchanting illustrations by Julie Morstad—in which five puppets confront circumstances beyond their control with patience, cunning, and high spirits.
Shut up in a trunk by a taciturn old sea captain with a secret, five friends—a king, a wolf, a girl, a boy, and an owl—bicker, boast, and comfort one another in the dark. Individually, they dream
Dolssa is an upper-crust city girl who's been branded a heretic, on the run from the friar who condemned her mother to death by fire and wants Dolssa executed, too. Botille is a matchmaker and a tavern-keeper, struggling to keep herself and her sisters on the right side of the law in their seaside town. When...
10) Grim Tuesday
11) Sir Thursday
13) Lord Sunday
14) Lady Friday
15) The way back
16) Lovely war
On a winter’s day in a British town, twelve-year old Alex receives a package in the mail: an old tin robot from his grandfather. “This one is special,”...
“So much to relish here . . . and the writing is just lovely!”
—Diane Setterfield, New York Times bestselling author of The Thirteenth Tale and Once Upon a River
A fantastic tale set in the far north of Sweden in 1852 following a runaway...