Best of the Bookshelf: Flora and Ulysses

Flora and Ulysses book coverCan a squirrel turned superhero melt the heart of a confirmed 10-year-old cynic? Ulysses the squirrel makes an unplanned trip through a vacuum cleaner and comes out the other end a changed mammal. Flora Belle Buckman is the little girl who rescues him and discovers that Ulysses can fly and write poetry after his “accident”. Flora has her own problems after her parents’ divorce and Ulysses becomes a true friend. But what will happen when Flora’s mom wants the squirrel gone?

Oregon Children’s Theatre present the world premiere of the play based on Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery award winning book, from February 27- March 26 at the Winningstad Theatre. For ages 7 and up.

Learn more about author Kate DiCamillo and check out her stories at Cedar Mill Libraries.

March 8, 2017|Categories: Parenting, School Age Children, Spotlight - Kids|Tags: |

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Rebecca grew up in a small Midwestern town where she was a band geek and avid reader. She's lived in Oregon since 2002. Besides reading, she enjoys playing with her kids, traveling, yoga, and visiting the beach. She loves working with kids and families, blogging, and doing storytimes at CML.