The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Book - 2006
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Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780763625894
Characteristics: 1 v
Additional Contributors: Ibatoulline, Bagram


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May 20, 2019

I'm reading it at school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

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!

ArapahoeMarieC Oct 01, 2018

A wonderful, touching book about a toy rabbit who has a few character flaws. My nine-year-old loved this book!!!

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.

Jun 12, 2018

when i was in grade 3 i read the whole entire book now i'm in grade 8 and STILL want to read it !!!!!!!!!!! :) And its such an exciting book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) ;)

May 31, 2018

Heart-wrenching, heart-warming. I first read this book when I was 9 or 10 years old. I nostalgically read it again at about 14, and now, at 20 years old, I've read it once more. It has stirred up my emotions, brought me to tears, taught me something new every time. This is truly a book that will speak to any person of any age. In my opinion, this is one of the most beautiful stories of all time and will forever go down in my list of favorite books.

Jan 28, 2018

If you have a very young child or reader, the Velveteen Rabbit is an excellent book. But if the child doesn't have to have pictures on every page and would enjoy short chapters, this book is far better for engaging the child, challenging their minds and their characters.

Jan 25, 2018

So warm, exciting and fierce was this book. Even thinking of it now gives me a strange sense of awe and wonder. Follow Edward Tulane’s journey across seas to find the home he yearns for… but never realized he needed. This stubborn and vain rabbit went through something no stuffed animal should, when he was separated from his owner and realized the true value of love. I highly recommend this novel to the younger audiences because DiCamillo was my favourite author as a child. Somehow she manages to create a mellow, mysterious and warm atmosphere for a reader like no other.
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

coffeebookie Oct 20, 2017

Edward Tulane, a china rabbit, becomes lost and learns many valuable lessons through his heartwarming journey. An enduring story that embraces loyalty, friendship, and hope.

Oct 15, 2017

I always hear about how great "The Velveteen Rabbit" is, but I prefer this story. Using the journey of a china rabbit and the various people he encounters, the author shows how important it is to be open to love even though love and loss often go hand in hand. It's a touching story that is appealing to both children and adults. The beautiful illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline make the book even more special.

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Apr 03, 2019

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

Aug 07, 2016

jmli thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

Aug 04, 2015

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

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Dec 29, 2014

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Jun 03, 2014

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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

mmkotch Dec 12, 2012

mmkotch thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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Aug 13, 2016

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

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.

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.

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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Aug 07, 2016

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

Aug 04, 2015

''You disappoint me...''

Jun 03, 2014

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

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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