Interview with Kate DiCamillo on How The Magician’s Elephant Began

In this video interview (10:09), author Kate DiCamillo explains how she came up with the idea for her book The Magician’s Elephant.

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The Magician's Elephant
Kate DiCamillo and Yoko Tanaka
In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected – and making the extraordinary come true.