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The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread

Author: Kate DiCamillo; Timothy B Ering
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate DiCamillo; Timothy B Ering
ISBN: 0763617229 9780763617226 9780763692797 0763692794
OCLC Number: 50693525
Notes: Newbery Medal winner 2004
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2004
Target Audience: 670; Elementary Grade.
Description: 267 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: A mouse is born --
Chiaroscuro --
Gor! The tale of Miggery Sow --
Recalled to the light --
Coda.
Responsibility: Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.
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This is the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro and a serving girl called Miggery Sow. These  Read more...

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