Tale Of DespereauxAnimals
Here, reader, is the tale of a tiny, sickly mouse with unusually large ears; a mouse who takes his fate into his own hands. It is the tale of a beautiful, flaxen-haired princess who laughs often and makes everything around her seem brighter. It is the tale of a poor, deaf serving girl who entertains foolish dreams of splendour. It is a tale of impossible love, of bravery and of old-fashioned courage. And, reader, it is a tale of treachery ? unlimited treachery ?
A heartwarming, deftly crafted fairy tale adventure story, winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal, by Kate DiCamillo.