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Tale of Despereaux : Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread (School
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The cherished Newbery Medal winner receives a stunning new treatment in a slipcased edition featuring 24 new full-color illustrations.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.
An illustrated fairy tale--with 24 new full-color illustrations--tells the adventures of Despereaux Tilling the mouse and his two associates, Roscuro the rat and Miggery Sow, who happen upon a journey together to a castle where their destiny awaits. A Newbery Medal Winner.
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Series Title: Tale of Despereaux
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Street Date: May 1, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-3220
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