Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2003. Ering, Timothy Basil. Octavo, original pictorial paper boards, patterned endpapers, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket with no Newbery medal affixed. Item #100122
First edition of DiCamillo's fantastic tale of a mouse in love with a princess, winner of the Newbery Medal for 2004. "Happily ever after. Despereaux was certain that he had read exactly those words time and time again." Fine condition.