The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Audiobook CD - 2006
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"Someone will come for you, but first you must open your heart. . . ."

Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who treated him with the utmost care and adored him completely.

And then, one day, he was lost.

Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the top of a garbage heap to the fireside of a hoboes' camp, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. And along the way, we are shown a true miracle -- that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.

Publisher: New York : Listening Library, p2006.
ISBN: 9780307245953
0307245950
Branch Call Number: j AUDIOBK CD F DICAMILL
Characteristics: 2 audio discs (1 hr., 56 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Ivey, Judith 1951-

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LPL_LaurenT Jun 24, 2016

If you're looking for a heart-warming follow-up to The Velveteen Rabbit, look no farther. Kate DiCamillo perfectly captures the longing of a porcelain rabbit and his journey to find love. The ending is sure to give you goosebumps.


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ellenorndorf
Dec 10, 2020

I listened to this book in December during the COVID pandemic. It was truly wonderful along the lines of the Velveteen Rabbit.

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11lbh09
Aug 11, 2020

Another wonderful book by Kate DiCamillo. Great for family and classroom reading. It should be enjoyable for children (ages 7+?) . . . and adults. Her books for this age level are always impeccable; readable and intriguing. She is creative and thoughtful about telling stories with both sadness and happiness. So much to imagine and reflect upon. Kate DiCamillo is one of our best authors; a special gift to all readers.

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BeckyR21
Jan 13, 2020

A lovely book. I absolutely love kids' books that are great for anyone. Edward is a superb character, and his adventures are fascinating and heart wrenching. Highly recommend to anyone with a heart. :)

VaughanPLDonnalee Jan 07, 2020

This is an emotional and thought-provoking book for children, but it is also an entertaining adventure story. Edward Tulane is a china rabbit who belongs to a young girl. He is inadvertently tossed overboard while on an ocean voyage. This is the first of many adventures Edward experiences as he begins a journey that may eventually take him back to where he wants to be. During his adventures, Edward meets many different people and finds himself in many situations. Edward starts off as a cold, unemotional character who is attached to no one, but he changes over his journey and learns to care for others. This is a simple yet captivating story that is beautifully written by a highly acclaimed writer. It is also beautifully illustrated. While the book deals with issues like grief and loss, it is also quite heartwarming and enjoyable overall.

ontherideau Jan 07, 2020

I only wish things had ended better for Bryce.

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Summerday18
Dec 09, 2019

Walking past the children’s section, this title drew me in, with the adorable illustration of the brave bunny walking the long steps toward a lit doorway. The imaginative story of the cranky bunny with a ceramic head and rabbit-fur ears captivated me further. What a dramatic journey as Edward suffers cruelty and hardship, but also enjoys amazing love … and finds that even a ceramic bunny can grow a heart of gold.

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olgaioffina
Jun 16, 2019

It is a great book for kids. I suggest everyone to read this book.

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PizzaRolsBoi
May 20, 2019

I'm reading it at school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) It's a great book.

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blue_spider_607
Mar 26, 2019

I think you should read this book because of the amazing things that not only happen to Edward, but to his many families. I also think you should read this book because of the lesson that is learned and the different emotions that Edward goes through. If you are ever looking for a book, read this one!

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arta_2
Jul 17, 2018

Wow. I am lost of words to describe this touching story. I first read this back in grade three when my teacher recommended it to me, and I am so thankful that happened. I think it would be great to start it off telling you that not only have I re-read this book over 6 times, but I have encouraged so many classmates, and just overall people to read this book. It is extremely heartbreaking in some chapters but Edward, (a china rabbit) is very courageous and pushes through. I recommend this book 10/10!
Age group: 9/10/11 + years and up because of melancholy and harsh moments.

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brown_otter_27
Apr 03, 2019

brown_otter_27 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 10

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jmli
Aug 07, 2016

jmli thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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TrueCanadianGirl
Aug 04, 2015

TrueCanadianGirl thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 13

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LsKCLS
Dec 29, 2014

LsKCLS thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

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precious122
Jun 03, 2014

precious122 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Sep 16, 2013

blue_dog_9959 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

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red_bee_525 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 13

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mmkotch thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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Summerday18
Dec 09, 2019

“On his one hundred and eightieth day at the dump, salvation arrived for Edward in a most unusual form. The garbage around him shifted, and the rabbit heard the sniffing and panting of a dog. Then came the frenzied sound of digging. The garbage shifted again, and suddenly, miraculously, the beautiful, buttery light of late afternoon shone on Edward’s face.” (p. 86)

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jmli
Aug 07, 2016

"Someone will come for you, but first you must open your heart. . . ."

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TrueCanadianGirl
Aug 04, 2015

''You disappoint me...''

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precious122
Jun 03, 2014

"I have loved and been loved" Quote by Edward Tulane.

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rosepetal16
Nov 05, 2009

Kate DiCamillo has outdone herself again with this outstanding novel. She knows how to capture the readers hearts in her stories.

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jmli
Aug 13, 2016

A proud rabbit learns to value love after experiencing separation and despair.

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TrueCanadianGirl
Aug 04, 2015

''Edward Tulane is a china rabbit is owned by a little girl who loves him to the end of the earth, but Edward loves nothing and no one. When Edward is lost one day, He bounces to new owners all over until Edward gradually learns to love, loose, and love again.

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tonging
Aug 07, 2014

A self-centered rabbit, who cares for nothing but himself, is forced on journey(by a witch), which teaches him how to love.

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precious122
Jun 03, 2014

This book was about a china rabbit who does not know how to love. When the girl who loves him goes on a cruise, all goes overboard as well as Edward. He goes on several journeys and meets several new people that help him love. With an amazing ending, this is one book you must read to take your heart on a lovely soar of how an inanimate object can learn to love.

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