Interview with Author Kate DiCamillo

Source: Adlit

At first glance, it may appear that Kate DiCamillo waltzed onto the children's book scene and experienced nothing but success. Her first published novel, Because of Winn-Dixie, won a Newbery Honor in 2001. In 2004 DiCamillo's book, The Tale of Despereaux, received the coveted Newbery Medal.