From the book jacket: Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse
who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the
story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world
filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving
girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. These three 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 others lives. And what happens
then? As Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out.
From the master storyteller who brought us Because of Winn-Dixie comes another classic, a fairy tale full of quirky, unforgettable characters, featuring twenty-four stunning black-and-white illustrations by Timothy Basil Ering, in an elegant design that ...
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No Man's Land
by Simon Tolkien
Inspired by the experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I.
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