Kate has been racking up awards ever since 1998. Here is her current trophy wall...1998 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers2000 Josette Frank Award, Because of Winn-Dixie2001 Newbery Honor, Because of Winn-Dixie2001 National Book Award finalist, youth category, The Tiger Rising2004 Newbery Medal, The Tale of Despereaux2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane2007 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor, Mercy Watson Goes for a RideRead Full Story
Kate DiCamillo's published works: Because of Winn-Dixie (2000)The Tiger Rising (2001)The Tale of Despereaux (2004)Mercy Watson to the Rescue (2005)The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (March 2006)Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride (2006)Mercy Watson Fights Crime (2006)Mercy Watson, Princess in Disguise (2007)Great Joy (2007), a picture book in collaboration with illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline.Read Full Story
Kate DiCamillo is a children's author. She is known for her award-winning children's books including "Because of Winn-Dixie", adapted into film in 2005, "The Tale of Despereaux", and the "Mercy Watson" series.