The Resource The tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo ; read by Graeme Malcolm, (electronic resource)

The tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo ; read by Graeme Malcolm, (electronic resource)

Label
The tale of Despereaux
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Statement of responsibility
Kate DiCamillo ; read by Graeme Malcolm
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning author Kate DiCamillo comes 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 harbours a simple, impossible wish. These three characters 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. The Tale of Despereaux is a timeless classic fairy tale with a modern twist, full of quirky, unforgettable characters - already a modern children's classic and now brought to life in audio
Summary
The adventures of Despereaux 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
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Chapter Books, 2002.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2006.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 4-5, 2005.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2005.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2006.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2005.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2007.
  • Newbery Medal, 2004.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2006.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121551
Cataloging source
DLC
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DiCamillo, Kate
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Children
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
PerformerNote
Read by Graeme Malcolm
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Malcolm, Graeme
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Princesses
  • Women household employees
  • Mice
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Fairy tales
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Label
The tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo ; read by Graeme Malcolm, (electronic resource)
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BOL_002019&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable eAudiobook
  • Fiction
  • Duration: 03:30:02
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged ed.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered Gold Coast City Council library members
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781742600536
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781742600536
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo ; read by Graeme Malcolm, (electronic resource)
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BOL_002019&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable eAudiobook
  • Fiction
  • Duration: 03:30:02
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged ed.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered Gold Coast City Council library members
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781742600536
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781742600536
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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