The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux

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Courses this book is used in:

  • Primary Literature: Grades 3-4:
    • Homeschool

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. 

With black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Timothy Basil Ering., 2003