The Miami Valley School Library
DiCamillo, Kate.

The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread / Despereaux Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. - 1st ed. - Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2003. - 267 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Wilson's Children, June 2004 School Library Journal starred, August 2003 Booklist starred, July 2003 Pub Weekly, June 2003 Kirkus Starred, July 2003 New York Times, November 2003 Horn Book, April 2004 Bulletin (Center for Children's books), November 2003 Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), October 2003

The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

4.1 3-6 Follett Library Resources

Newbery Medal/Honor, 2004



PZ8.D525 / Tal 2003


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