Monday, November 15, 2021

Bibliophile’s Corner

The Beatryce Prophecy

By Kate DiCamillo

Flap Copy Description:
There is one creature that the monks of the Chronicles of Sorrowing fear above all others: Answelica the goat. The monks fear her sharp teeth and her hard head and her wily ways. And so imagine Brother Edik’s terror when he goes to feed Answelica one morning and finds a child in the pen with the demon goat.

The child does not know where she came from. She does not know who her people are. She remembers one thing only: her name.


The king’s men, however, know who the child is, and they are searching for her.

My Thoughts:
Kate DiCamillo has done it again: she’s spun a story that is destined to be a classic. It’s not just the endearing protagonist, Beatryce, or her sidekick goat, Answelica. It’s the way that the  two-time Newbery  Medalist takes the reader on a journey to a place and time where magic and truth and kindness always win the day. I highly recommend The Beatryce Prophecy to readers of all ages.. 

Click here to learn about the author, Kate DiCamillo.