Title revealed for new Kate DiCamillo

Title revealed for new Kate DiCamillo

Walker Books Group has revealed the next book from Newbery Award-winning author Kate DiCamillo will be called The Illuminated Adventures of Flora and Ulysses, to be published globally on 26th September 2013.

Candlewick Press has announced a first print run of 300,000 for the novel in the US, and will support publication there with a $250,000 marketing campaign.

The book will be illustrated in black-and-white by artist K G Campbell.

Managing director of Walker Books Group Karen Lotz said: "Kate continues to amaze us all with her tremendous versatility and capacity to experiment with new forms and formats . . .

"This new novel embodies Kate's signature wit, and I cannot wait for Flora and Ulysses to stand side by side with her other beloved characters."