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2003 "First edition 2003" stated; "The Tale of Despereaux, being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup and a spool of thread" by Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering; Candlewick Press publishers, Cambridge, Massachusetts; hardbound in wine red boards with mouse illustration on cover and mellon lettering along spine; very good condtion with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good; a wonderful book.

 

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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.

The Tale of Despereaux, being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup and...

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