Book #29798

The Tale of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo
The Tale of Despereaux. Kate DiCamillo.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Eleventh Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2003.
ISBN: 0763617229
Illustrator: Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

A Fine Later printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket with the Newbery Medal, SIGNED by author Kate DiCamillo directly on the title page.

An unlikely hero, Despereaux Tilling is a literate mouse who lives by a different code and happens to fall in love with a real princess named Pea. When he reveals his feelings to his community, he is banished to the dark dungeon. He eventually meets Chiaruscuro, the ruthless rat, and Miggery Sow, a slow-witted servant who harbors a simple impossible wish. Winner of the Newbery Medal in 2004 and basis for the movie starring Emma Watson, Sigourney Weaver, Dustin Hoffman and Matthew Broderick; B&W Illustrations; 267, [5] pages.

Price: $45.00

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