The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
A timeless tale by the incomparable Kate DiCamillo, complete with stunning full-color plates by Bagram Ibatoulline, honors the enduring power of love.
"Someone will come for you, but first you must open your heart. . . ."
Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who treated him with the utmost care and adored him completely.
And then, one day, he was lost.
Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the top of a garbage heap to the fireside of a hoboes' camp, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. And along the way, we are shown a true miracle — that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennsylady - LibraryThing
“Open your heart,” she said gently. “Someone will come. Someone will come for you. But first you must open your heart.” (the old doll to Edward) read originally 4/22/2011 reread 2014 for a current challenge. Great classic.....a "must read" to the children 5˝ ♥ Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KEFeeney - LibraryThing
This book was suggested to me by a patron at my library. She raved about it so much that I had to read it. I'm glad that I did. It's an amazingly heartbreaking and redemptive story about love and the ... Read full review