|aThe tale of Despereaux : |bbeing the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread / |cKate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.
|a1st pbk. ed.
|aCambridge, Mass. : |bCandlewick Press, |c2006.
|a267, p. : |bill. ; |c20 cm.
|aThe adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.