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The Tale of Despereaux (Digital Audiobook)

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

By Kate DiCamillo, Graeme Malcolm (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 25, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/8/2015)
Hardcover (8/25/2003)
Paperback, Large Print (2/20/2019)
Prebound (12/8/2015)
Library Binding, Large Print (12/20/2018)
CD-Audio (4/12/2005)
Paperback (4/11/2006)
Paperback, Chinese (1/1/2011)
Hardcover (9/23/2008)


This is the story of Desperaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also 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 each other's lives.

And what happens then?

Listeners, it is your destiny to find out.

About the Author

KATE DICAMILLO lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the author of The Tale of Despereaux, which won the Newbery Medal, and The Tiger Rising, which was named a National Book Award Finalist.