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But that is impossible," said Peter."Magic is always impossible," said the magician. "It begins with the impossible and ends with the impossible and is impossible in between. That is why it is magic.

- Kate DiCamillo, The Magician's Elephant

He was a squirrel. Could he be a superhero, too?

- Kate DiCamillo

It is our duty and our joy to communicate our hearts to each other. Words assist us in this task.

- Kate DiCamillo

We forget that the simple gesture of putting a book in someone's hands can change a life. I want to remind you that it can. I want to thank you because it did. - 2010 Indies Choice Award

- Kate DiCamillo

Besides, who ever asked you what you wanted in this world, girl?The answer to that question, reader, as you well know, was absolutely no one.

- Kate DiCamillo

Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness.

- Kate DiCamillo

She might be a natural-born cynic, but she knew the right word when she heard it.

- Kate DiCamillo

No one cared what she wanted. No one had ever cared. And perhaps, worst of all, no one ever would care.

- Kate DiCamillo

This is a wonderful joke to play upon a prisoner, to promise forgiveness.

- Kate DiCamillo

Like most hearts, it was complicated, shaded with dark and dappled with light.

- Kate DiCamillo

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.