The Tale of Despereaux

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.

The Tale of Despereaux

"Forgiveness, light, love, and soup. These essential ingredients combine into a tale that is as soul-stirring as it is delicious." — BOOKLIST (starred review) 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. 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, with twenty-four stunning black-and-white illustrations by Timothy Basil Ering. This paperback edition pays tribute to the book's classicdesign, featuring a rough front and elegant gold stamping.

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The Tale of Despereaux
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Kate DiCamillo
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-08 - Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

"Forgiveness, light, love, and soup. These essential ingredients combine into a tale that is as soul-stirring as it is delicious." — BOOKLIST (starred review) 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
The Tale of Despereaux
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Kate DiCamillo
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05 - Publisher:

A heartwarming young adventure story, winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal.
The Tale of Despereaux
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Kate DiCamillo
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-08 - Publisher:

Despereaux disappoints his family at every turn as a mouse who cares not a whit for scurrying or nibbling. When he discovers the phrase: Once upon a time--it is a discovery that will change his life.
Because of Winn-Dixie: An Instructional Guide for Literature
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Tracy Pearce
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-01 - Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

Because of Winn-Dixie: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities to support this award-winning children's favorite. This guide is the perfect tool to aid young readers in analyzing and comprehending this inspiring story. Students will learn how to analyze and comprehend story elements in
The Tale of Despereaux
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Kate DiCamillo
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-08 - Publisher: Candlewick Press

A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal–winning tale. 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