The Tale of Despereaux : Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Paperback
Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
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...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/05/2015
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9781844289936