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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread (Tale of Despereaux)

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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, Americas 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.

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DiCamillo's cherished Newbery Medal winner receives a stunning new treatment in a slipcased edition featuring 24 new full-color illustrations specially created for this collectible gift edition.

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Synopsis:

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, Americas 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.

About the Author

Kate DiCamillo is the author of THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX as well as THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE, winner of a BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Award; BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, a Newbery Honor winner; THE TIGER RISING, a National Book Award Finalist; the picture book GREAT JOY; and five books starring Mercy Watson, including a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book. She lives in Minneapolis.

Timothy Basil Ering created twenty-four black-and-white illustrations for the original edition of THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX as well as new color artwork for the slipcased edition shown here. He is the author-illustrator of THE STORY OF FROG BELLY RAT BONE and NECKS OUT FOR ADVENTURE! and the illustrator of MR. AND MRS. GOD IN THE CREATION KITCHEN by Nancy Wood. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

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ISBN:
9780763629281
Subtitle:
Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread
Author:
Ering, Timothy Basil
Illustrator:
DiCamillo, Kate
Illustrator:
Ering, Timothy Basil
Author:
DiCamillo, Kate
Author:
Ering, Timothy Basil
Publisher:
Candlewick
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Mice
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;mice;children s;mouse;princess;newbery;animals;adventure;children;rats;fairy tale;newbery medal;soup;fairy tales;love;juvenile;children s fiction;children s literature;courage;bravery;ya;kids;young adult;novel;friendship;juvenile fiction;c
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;mice;children s;mouse;princess;newbery;animals;adventure;children;rats;fairy tale;newbery medal;soup;fairy tales;love;juvenile;children s fiction;children s literature;courage;bravery;ya;kids;young adult;novel;friendship;juvenile fiction;c
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;mice;children s;princess;mouse;animals;newbery;adventure;children;rats;newbery medal;fairy tale;soup;fairy tales;love;juvenile;children s fiction;courage;children s literature;bravery;ya;young adult;kids;novel;friendship;juvenile fiction;c
Series:
Tale of Despereaux
Publication Date:
20080513
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.35x7.77x1.31 in. 2.82 lbs.
Age Level:
07-12

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"Synopsis" by , DiCamillo's cherished Newbery Medal winner receives a stunning new treatment in a slipcased edition featuring 24 new full-color illustrations specially created for this collectible gift edition.
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"Synopsis" by , 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, Americas 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.

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