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Sylvia Mucke, Donkey's ear November 2010

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One day, 10-year-old India Opal Buloni goes to the supermarket to buy a pack of macaroni and comes back with a dog. Winn-Dixie calls her the stray. It's not a beauty, it's tall, thin and smells a bit strong - but it smiles! And that smile changes Opal's world ...

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"Kind-hearted, soul-warming, way of life, to laugh and to cry ..."
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One day, 10-year-old India Opal Buloni goes to the supermarket to buy a pack of macaroni and comes back with a dog. Winn-Dixie calls her the stray. It's not a beauty, it's tall, thin and smells a bit strong - but it smiles! And that smile changes Opal's world ...



DiCamillo, Kate

Kate DiCamillo was born in Pittsburgh / USA in 1964 and grew up in Florida. She studied English literature and now lives as a freelance writer in Minneapolis / Minnesota.
With her first two award-winning children's books 'Winn-Dixie' and 'Kentucky Star', she immediately made her international breakthrough. Her award-winning novel 'Despereaux - From One Who Set Out To Unlearn Fear' was made into a film, as was 'Winn-Dixie'. Kate DiCamillo received the Newbery Medal for the second time for 'Flora & Ulysses - The Fabulous Adventures'.

Ludwig, Sabine

Sabine Ludwig, born and raised in Berlin in 1954, studied German, Romance languages ​​and philosophy and worked, among other things, as a radio editor before she went freelance as an author and translator.
Her translations of Kate DiCamillo's books 'Winn Dixie' and 'Despereaux' have been nominated for the German Youth Literature Prize. She also made a name for herself as a translator of many of Eva Ibbotson's books.
Sabine Ludwig lives in Berlin.