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Flora y Ulises
Flora y Ulises

Flora y Ulises



240 Pages, 5.75 x 8.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $11.95)

Publication Date: March 2019

ISBN 9786075275765

Rights: US & CA

Editorial Oceano de Mexico (Mar 2019)

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A young girl and a squirrel form an unusual friendship after a tragic accident. Ulysses, the squirrel, accidentally gets swallowed up in the new vacuum cleaner. Luckily, Flora Belle Buckman is nearby and comes to the animal's rescue. Ulysses acquires the superpowers of flight, tenacity, and misspelled poetry. Flora is changed too as she discovers both the strength of hope. A laugh-out-loud adventure with a bit of tenderness that will delight readers both young and old.


"In Flora and Ulysses, longtime fans will find a happy marriage of Mercy Watson's warmth and wackiness and Edward Tulane's gentle life lessons. In Flora, they will find a girl worth knowing, and one they will remember."—New York Times Book Review, on the English-language edition

"Newbery-winner DiCamillo is a master storyteller not just because she creates characters who dance off the pages and plots, whether epic or small, that never fail to engage and delight readers. Her biggest strength is exposing the truths that open and heal the human heart. She believes in possibilities and forgiveness and teaches her audience that the salt of life can be cut with the right measure of love."—Booklist (starred review), on the English-language edition  

"Original, touching and oh-so-funny tale starring an endearingly implausible superhero and a not-so-cynical girl."—Kirkus Reviews (starred review), on the English-language edition

"Despite supremely quirky characters and dialogue worthy of an SAT prep class, there's real emotion at the heart of this story involving two kids who have been failed by the most important people in their lives: their parents."—Publishers Weekly (starred review), on the English-language edition

Author Biography

Kate DiCamillo is considered one of the most famous children's book authors in the United States, and her books have been translated into more than 30 languages. She is the author of The Magician's Elephant, a New York Times bestseller; The Tale of Despereaux, a 2004 Newbery Medal winner; Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor book; and many others. She lives in Minneapolis. K. G. Campbell is a  promising young illustrator whose early work has won awards such as the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor. He is the illustrator of Lester's Dreadful Sweaters.