Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Published Date: 2009-09-08
ISBN13: 9780763649432
Category: Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General,Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc,Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
Pages: 272

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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.
With black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Timothy Basil Ering.

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