The Tale of Despereaux
Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
author: Kate DiCamillo
illustrator: Timothy Basil Ering
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.
The cherished Newbery Medal winner receives a stunning new treatment in a slipcased edition featuring twenty-four new full-color illustrations.