The Tale of Despereaux (Hardcover)

Special Signed Edition: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread

By Kate Dicamillo, Timothy Basil Ering (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763642839, 272pp.

Publication Date: September 23, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/25/2003)
Paperback (12/8/2015)
Hardcover (8/25/2003)
Paperback, Large Print (3/13/2019)
Library Binding, Large Print (1/10/2019)
Prebound (12/8/2015)
CD-Audio (4/12/2005)
Prebound (4/11/2006)
Paperback (4/11/2006)
Prebound (4/1/2006)
Audio Cassette (8/26/2003)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (8/1/2008)
Paperback (2/1/2010)
Hardcover, Japanese (3/2/2016)
Hardcover, Japanese (4/10/2004)
Paperback, Large Print, Large Print (6/1/2004)
Paperback, Chinese (7/1/2014)
Hardcover (12/1/2004)

List Price: 100.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


A Special Signed Limited Edition of the cherished Newbery Medal winner in a slipcased edition featuring 24 new full-color illustrations. This edition contains signatures of both author Kate DiCamillo and illustrator Timothy Basil Ering.

The story of Despereaux Tilling —- a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea —- has enchanted children and adults around the globe. Now this instant classic by Kate DiCamillo, America’s beloved storyteller, takes on new life with the addition of twenty-four color illustrations by the incomparable Timothy Basil Ering, specially created for this collectible gift edition.