The Beatryce Prophecy

Kate DiCamillo returns to the fantasy genre with this ode to the written word and the power of love, joyfully illustrated by Sophie Blackall.

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Review of ‘The Beatryce Prophecy’

In a return to the fantasy genre of her Newbery Medal-winning The Tale of Despereaux, author Kate DiCamillo spins the tale of a young girl named Beatryce, who is discovered in a monastery barn in the company of an unlikely source of comfort: a frighteningly ornery goat named Answelica.

Feverish and crying, Beatryce…

Interview with Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo and Sophie Blackall are two of the most decorated children’s book creators working today, so their first collaboration qualifies as a major event.

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