This is the story of of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea, a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light and Miggery Sow, a s serving girl who harbors an 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 other's lives. What happens then? As Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out.
With black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Timothy Basil Ering.
283 Pages Paperback