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The Tale of Despereaux

Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

Kate DiCamillo


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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)
Paperback, Chinese (1/1/2011)
Audio Cassette (8/26/2003)
Hardcover (9/23/2008)
Paperback (4/11/2006)
Hardcover, Japanese (4/10/2004)
Hardcover (12/1/2004)
Prebound (4/11/2006)
Prebound (4/1/2006)
Paperback, Chinese (7/1/2014)
Hardcover, Japanese (3/2/2016)
Paperback (2/1/2010)


< b>Winner of the Newbery Medal 2004< /b>< P>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, who lives in darkness but covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl with a simple, impossible wish. These characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and ultimately, into eac other's lives.

Thorndike Press, 9780786265787, 247pp.

Publication Date: June 10, 2004