Flora & Ulysses : The Illuminated Adventures, Hardback Book

Flora & Ulysses : The Illuminated Adventures Hardback

Illustrated by K. Gordon Campbell

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Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in this genre-breaking novel by a master storyteller.

Now a Newbery Medal WINNER! It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences.

The squirrel never saw it coming - the vacuum cleaner, that is.

As for self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, she has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You! so she is just the right person to step in and save him.

What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight and misspelled poetry. And Flora will be changed too as she discovers the possibility of hope and the promise of a capacious heart.

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo comes a laugh-out-loud story filled with eccentric endearing characters and featuring an exciting new format - a novel interspersed with comic-style graphic sequences, plus full-page illustrations, all rendered in black-and-white by a talented new artist.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, Yes
  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9781406345186

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Never really got the rhythm that this book was trying to set. Far from my favorite book I've read of Dicamillo's, but her writing is always worth the time and effort. Good, refreshing stories always.