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Despereaux

Despereaux( )
Author: DiCamillo, Kate
ISBN:978-84-279-5004-7
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Publisher:Noguer y Caralt Editores, S. A.
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $20.99
Book Description:

Despereaux is very different from all the other mice in the castle. He is romantic and heroic. He even falls in love with the Princess and is banished to the dungeon by his father. This award-winning novel follows his adventures in his search for love and acceptance.

Author Biography
DiCamillo, Kate (Author)
Kate DiCamillo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 25, 1964. She received an English degree from the University of Florida. At the age of thirty, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and worked for a book warehouse on the children's floor. After working there for four and a half years, she fell in love with children's books and began writing. DiCamillo wrote the 2001 Newbery-honor book, Because of Winn-Dixie, which was adapted into a film in 2005. In 2004, she won the Newbery Medal for The Tale of Despereaux, which was also adapted into a movie in 2008, and for Flora and Ulysses in 2013. Her other works include the Mercy Watson series, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and The Magician's Elephant. She was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress for the term 2014-2015.

Kate's title, Raymie Nightingale, mde the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.

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