Robert Zemeckis to Direct The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
The novel tells the story of a china rabbit's adventures in the 1930s. The porcelain rabbit is owned by a 10-year-old girl, who loses him during a voyage on the Queen Mary. He spends 297 days under water until a storm frees him and is recovered by a fisherman's wife. He is then passed around to a hobo and his dog, then a sick girl.
Kate DiCamillo has won multiple awards for her literary work. She has penned novels such as "Because of Winn-Dixie" and "The Tale of Despereaux: being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread". Her most recent book was titled "The Magician's Elephant" and hit shelves in 2009.