The adventures of Desperaux 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.
Human Development Degree, Book-loving aunt
"The Tale of Despereaux" is a well-loved favorite, and for good reason! Kate DiCamillo is a wonderful author, and I loved this book and "Because of Winn-Dixie" growing up. This is a tale of love, adventure, and forgiveness that you'll want to read again and again!
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
Kate DiCamillo is the celebrated author of many books for children, including Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which received Newbery Medals. A former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, she lives in MinneapolisView Author
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