Thursday, December 7, 2017
#tbt: The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. 272 p. Candlewick Press, August, 2003. 978763617225. (Purchased)
#tbt features The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. This Newbery Award-winning book was suggested by a student. It was published in 2003 and was DiCamillo's third novel. It tells the story of Despereaux Tilling, a very small mouse with big ears who resides in Princess Pea's castle. She is in danger and Despereaux is determined to protect her from the rats of the castle. It is told from a variety of points of view and is beautifully illustrated.