The Tale of Despereaux

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Grade Level: 2-4
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrator: Timothy Basil Ering
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publish Date: 2003, paperback edition 2006
Binding: Paperback
Dimensions: 5 1/8 by 7 1/8 inches
Number of Pages: 288
Item ID: 3521 E5D  ISBN: 978-0-7636-2529-0
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being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread. Newbery Medal Winner. The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusal 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.

This book is one students read in Hewitt's Lightning Literature and Composition programs for Grades 3.


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