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Kate DiCamillo

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Kate DiCamillo's writing journey has truly been a remarkable one. She grew up in Florida and moved to Minnesota in her twenties, where homesickness and a bitter winter led her to write Because of Winn-Dixie - her first published novel, which became a runaway bestseller and snapped up a Newbery Honor. The Tiger Rising, her second novel, was also set in Florida, and went on to become a National Book Award Finalist. Since then, the best-selling author has explored settings as varied as a medieval castle, a magician's theater, and the bustling streets of Memphis, while continuing to enjoy great success, winning...

Kathryn Dennis

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Kathryn Dennis is a writer, illustrator and part time bookseller.
She also writes mystery, adventure and espionage for middle grade readers at www.spygirlspress.com.