Flora & Ulysses
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrator: K. G. Campbell
It begins – as the best superhero stories do – with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. Ulysses the squirrel never saw that vacuum cleaner coming. Fortunately, Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book The Amazing Incandesto, is there to step in and save him. Holy unanticipated occurrences! Ulysses has been born anew: with powers of strength, flight, and misspelled poetry. Flora’s life will never be the same, as she discovers the possibility of hope and slowly learns to open her guarded heart.
Your young readers will love this laugh-out-loud story filled with eccentric, endearing characters and featuring an exciting new format — a novel interspersed with comic-style graphic sequences and full-page black-and-white illustrations.