The Tale of Despereaux

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The Tale of Despereaux
Written by Kate DiCamillo
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763629286
ISBN-13: 9780763629281
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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. 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 treatment in a slipcased edition featuring twenty-four full-color illustrations.
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0763629286 /  9780763629281
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Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / Hardback
age range:
7 yrs - 10 yrs
# of pages/size:
272 / 7 1/4" x 9 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 5
Action & Adventure; Animals; Fairy Tales & Folklore;
author’s comments:
Kate DiCamillo lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the author of Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor book, and The Tiger Rising, which was a National Book Award Finalist.
illustrator’s comments:
Timothy Basil Ering is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed picture book The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.
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