Katrina Elizabeth Dicamillio was born on March 25 1964. She is an American writer who mainly specializes in children fiction books of all ages and levels. She is among the six people to receive two Newberry medals, with two of her novels being recognized The Tale of the Despareux and Flora and Ulyses. Kate is widely known for the Mercy Watson series, which has been illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. Elizabeth was at one time appointed by the Library of Congress to serve as the U.S National Assembly Ambassador for the Young People Literature in the year 2014 and 2015.

Books in order of publication:

Mercy Watson Books

Mercy Watson to the Rescue(2005) 
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride(2006) 
Mercy Watson Fights Crime(2006) 
Princess in Disguise(2007) 
Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig(2008) 
Something Wonky This Way Comes(2009) 
Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Teacher Classroom Set(2015) 
A Piglet Named Mercy(2019) 

Bink & Gollie Books

Bink and Gollie(2010) 
Two for One(2012) 
Best Friends Forever(2013) 

Tales From Deckawoo Drive Books

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up(2014) 
Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon(2015) 
Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?(2016) 
Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package(2017) 
Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem(2020) 

Three Rancheros Books

Raymie Nightingale(2016) 
Louisiana’s Way Home(2018) 
Beverly, Right Here(2019) 

Standalone Novels

Because of Winn-Dixie(2000) 
The Tiger Rising(2001) 
The Tale of Despereaux(2003) 
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane(2006) 
The Magician’s Elephant(2009) 
Flora and Ulysses(2013) 

Kate DiCamillo Children\’s Books

No Ordinary Mouse(2008) 
The Mouse and the Princess(2008) 
A Hero’s Quest(2008) 
La La La(2017) 

Picture Books

Great Joy(2007) 
Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken(2008) 

Kate DiCamillo Omnibus Books

The Kate DiCamillo Collection(2010)
The Essential Kate DiCamillo Collection(2013)