The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo audiobook

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread

By Kate DiCamillo
Read by Graeme Malcolm

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3.52 Hours Unabridged
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This is the story of Desperaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl with a simple, impossible wish. These characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and ultimately, into each other's lives. And what happens then? Listeners, it is your destiny to find out.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Winner of the 2004 Newbery Medal

A 2004 Mythopoeic Award Nominee for Children's Literature

A 2004 Audie Award Finalist

A 2003 Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award Editor's Choice: Children's Spoken Word

Winner of the 2005 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award

Winner of the 2006 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award: Young Reader's Choice

A 2006 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award Nominee

Winner of Newbery Medal Winner, 2004

This is the story of Desperaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl with a simple, impossible wish. These characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and ultimately, into each other's lives.

And what happens then?

Listeners, it is your destiny to find out.

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Author Bio: Kate DiCamillo

Author Bio: Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is an American author of children’s fiction and twice winner of the Newbery Medal. Several of her books made the New York Times bestsellers list. Her debut novel, the award-winning Because of Winn-Dixie, was made into a major motion picture, and her book The Tiger Rising was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is the US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014 to 2015, appointed by the Library of Congress.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.52
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English