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The Tale of Despereaux

Dicamillo, Kate

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ISBN 10: 0763617229 / ISBN 13: 9780763617226
Published by Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2003
Used Condition: Fine Hard Cover
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Kate DiCamillo's first book won a Newbery Honor award; her second was a finalist for the National Book Award. Here is her third book, a Newbery Medal winner! Congratulations, Kate! This copy is a first printing. New and unread; FINE in a FINE dust jacket; no medal to the jacket. First Edition Stated; "1" in Number Line. Bookseller Inventory # 84011605

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Title: The Tale of Despereaux

Publisher: Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Ering, Timothy Basil

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Not Signed

Edition: 1st Edition

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WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL! Kate DiCamillo introduces a hero for all time! 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. And what happens then? As Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out. From the master storyteller who brought us BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE comes another classic, a fairy tale full of quirky, unforgettable characters, featuring twenty-four stunning black-and-white illustrations by Timothy Basil Ering, in an elegant design that pays tribute to the best in classic children s books and bookmaking traditions. The beloved author of BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE enlightens us with a tale of adventure, despair, love, and soup."

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This is the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro and a serving girl called Miggery Sow. These characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a dungeon and into each other's lives.

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