Kate DiCamillo

Author Project- Kelsey Waughop

Kate DiCamillo

  • Kate DiCamillo moved to Florida when she was just 5 years old and fell in love with it
  • Worked at a book warehouse on the children's books floor
  • Now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is single with no children

Inspiration and Accomplishments

  • Kate often becomes inspired by where she grew up, Florida.
  • 2 hours every day
  • Takes about 1 year to write a whole book
  • 18 books
  • Novels, Picture books, and Early Chapter Books

Famous Books

  • Because of Winn Dixie
  • Mercy Watson (6)
  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
  • The Tale of Despereaux
  • The Tiger Rising
  • Bink and Gollie