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The Resource The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Title remainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Statement of responsibility
Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual 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
Summary
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual 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
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Chapter Books, 2002.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2006.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 4-5, 2005.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2005.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2006.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2005.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2007.
  • Newbery Medal, 2004.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2003.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2006.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121551
Cataloging source
BKL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
670
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mouse is born -- Chiaroscuro -- Gor! The tale of miggery sow -- Recalled to the light -- Coda
Control code
6133592
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st pbk ed.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780763625290
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm66462849
  • (OCoLC)66462849
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mouse is born -- Chiaroscuro -- Gor! The tale of miggery sow -- Recalled to the light -- Coda
Control code
6133592
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st pbk ed.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780763625290
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm66462849
  • (OCoLC)66462849

Library Locations

    • North Madison County Public Library - Frankton BranchBorrow it
      102 Church Street, Frankton, IN, 46044, US
      40.222723 -85.778976
    • North Madison County Public Library - Ralph E. Hazelbaker LibraryBorrow it
      1013 W Church St, Summitville, IN, 46070, US
      40.336641 -85.6467

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