The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
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|aThe tale of Despereaux :|bbeing the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread /|cKate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.
|aBeing the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
|aNew York :|bScholastic Inc.,|c2006, c2003.
|a267 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|a"First Scholastic printing, September 2006"--T.p. verso.
|aThe 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.
Despereaux Tilling the mouse, Roscuro the rat, and a serving girl named Miggery Sow join forces and embark on an adventure during which they encounter grave danger and ultimate triumph. B&w illustrations accompany the text. Named one of the Best Children's Books 2003 by Publishers Weekly. Winner of the 2004 Newbery Medal.