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 ...
The Kopp Sisters Return!
One of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs returns in another gripping adventure based on fact.
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