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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, (large print)

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, (large print)

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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
Title variation
  • Being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
  • Tale of Despereaux
Title variation remainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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.
  • 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 Award winner in 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121551
Cataloging source
nb
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DiCamillo, Kate
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
670L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 670
  • 670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
Reading level
4.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ering, Timothy B.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mice
Target audience
juvenile
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, (large print)
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
247 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786265787
Lccn
2004047856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
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, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
247 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786265787
Lccn
2004047856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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