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The Tale Of Despereaux

The Tale Of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo

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Age (years) : 8 - 14

Literary Awards: Newbery Medal (2004), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee for Children's Literature (2004), Kentucky Bluegrass Award for 3-5 (2005), Garden State Book Award (2006), Land of Enchantment Book Award for Young Adult (2006)
Massachusetts Children's Book Award (2007), Blue Hen Book Award for Chapter Book (2005), Maine Student Book Award (2005), Mitten Award Nominee for Honor Book (2003), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (2005), Golden Archer Award for Intermediate (2005), Indian Paintbrush Book Award (2005), Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award for Junior (2006), Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award (2006), Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis Nominee for Kinderbuch (2005), New Mexico Land of Enchantment Award for Young Adult (2006), Oklahoma Sequoyah Award for Children's (2006), Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Nominee (2006).

A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal–winning tale.

Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. These three 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. What happens then? As Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out.

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Publisher : Walker Books
Format : Paperback
Style : Illustrated - B&W
Size : Medium
SKU : BY13-1039
Content : Fiction
Language : English
ISBN : 9781844289936
Genre : Fantasy
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