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The tale of Despereaux : the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup and a spool of thread

By: DiCamillo, Kate Ering, Timothy Basil(Illustrated by)

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1844289931 / 9781844289936
Paperback
07/05/2015
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United Kingdom
20 cm 267 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 209681, Points 5.00, Book Level 4.70,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2004.

A heartwarming young adventure story, winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal. A deftly crafted fairy tale adventure story from a New York Times bestselling author, twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal.

Here, reader, is the tale of a tiny, sickly mouse with unusually large ears; a mouse who takes his fate into his own hands.

It is the tale of a beautiful, flaxen-haired princess who laughs often and makes everything around her seem brighter.

It is the tale of a poor, deaf serving girl who entertains foolish dreams of splendour.

It is a tale of impossible love, of bravery and of old-fashioned courage. And, reader, it is a tale of treachery - unlimited treachery...

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YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

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