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
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Creator
Contributor
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
Subject
Genre
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
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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
Target audience
pre adolescent
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being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
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being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
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, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Publication
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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
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
6133592
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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