The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Book - 2009
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A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller. 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 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 bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. Along the way, we are shown a miracle – that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again. Featuring illustrations and a refreshed cover by Bagram Ibatoulline, as well as an excerpt of Kate DiCamillo's newest novel, Raymie Nightingale.
Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780763649425
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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AL_ANNAL Mar 05, 2017

A deeply touching extraordinary book. It is recommended for ages 7-10 but I found it heart-breaking. Can children really handle themes of love and loss this poignant and compellingly expressed?

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RogueJen
Aug 31, 2016

What a beautiful and poignant story. It was lovely to watch the transformation of Edward from vain and shallow to someone with a deep understanding of the connections between people and of love.

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NikkiHessami
Aug 19, 2016

Even though this is a children's book I would suggest it to adults because you see the variety of people who were Edwards owners and most of them were in a difficult time and Edward made them happy. I like how in the end Edward is found by his first owners daughter.

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jmli
Aug 07, 2016

What a beautiful story. This book really teaches you to open up your heart and value the concept of love.
The book is a good teacher for children yet inspirational to adults.

LPL_LaurenT Jun 24, 2016

If you're looking for a heart-warming follow-up to The Velveteen Rabbit, look no farther. Kate DiCamillo perfectly captures the longing of a porcelain rabbit and his journey to find love. The ending is sure to give you goosebumps.

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DreDre
May 17, 2016

An enchanting story and inspirational for both adults and children.

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blue_rabbit_1950
Dec 28, 2015

This book is really cute! It's fun to read about the journey of the rabbit.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Edward Tulane is a cold and proud toy rabbit who does not value the love he receives from his owner Abilene. When he is accidentally lost on a boat trip, Edward finds himself in the hands of many new people and he eventually learns the joys of kindness and love. Ages 6-12.

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Oct 22, 2015

I borrowed this from the library, expecting to find a boring book...that was not the case! This book is now at the top of my favorite's list! Beautiful story!

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adaru
Oct 02, 2015

This book is amazing. Read it. Seriously. It's magical.

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jmli
Aug 07, 2016

jmli thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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TrueCanadianGirl
Aug 04, 2015

TrueCanadianGirl thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 13

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LsKCLS
Dec 29, 2014

LsKCLS thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

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precious122
Jun 03, 2014

precious122 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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blue_dog_9959
Sep 16, 2013

blue_dog_9959 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

red_bee_525 Jul 11, 2013

red_bee_525 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 13

mmkotch Dec 12, 2012

mmkotch thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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jmli
Aug 13, 2016

A proud rabbit learns to value love after experiencing separation and despair.

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TrueCanadianGirl
Aug 04, 2015

''Edward Tulane is a china rabbit is owned by a little girl who loves him to the end of the earth, but Edward loves nothing and no one. When Edward is lost one day, He bounces to new owners all over until Edward gradually learns to love, loose, and love again.

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tonging
Aug 07, 2014

A self-centered rabbit, who cares for nothing but himself, is forced on journey(by a witch), which teaches him how to love.

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precious122
Jun 03, 2014

This book was about a china rabbit who does not know how to love. When the girl who loves him goes on a cruise, all goes overboard as well as Edward. He goes on several journeys and meets several new people that help him love. With an amazing ending, this is one book you must read to take your heart on a lovely soar of how an inanimate object can learn to love.

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jmli
Aug 07, 2016

"Someone will come for you, but first you must open your heart. . . ."

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TrueCanadianGirl
Aug 04, 2015

''You disappoint me...''

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precious122
Jun 03, 2014

"I have loved and been loved" Quote by Edward Tulane.

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rosepetal16
Nov 05, 2009

Kate DiCamillo has outdone herself again with this outstanding novel. She knows how to capture the readers hearts in her stories.

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