The Tale of Despereaux

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The Tale of Despereaux

Being the Storyof a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and Aspool of Thread

By Kate DiCamillo; Timothy Basil Ering (Illustrator)

Perfection Learning, Prebound, 9780756965808, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

About the Author
Kate DiCamillo is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including The Tale of Despereaux, winner of the Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Tiger Rising, a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Timothy Basil Ering is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed picture book The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone. He lives in Massachusetts.