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The Tale of Despereaux

Written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

Published by Candlewick Press

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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.

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  • Age Range: 9-12
  • Pages: 267
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2003
  • ISBN: 0763617229
  • ISBN 13: 9780763617226
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B is for Bookworm

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!

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader

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Kate DiCamillo

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 Minneapolis

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