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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
The Tale of Despereaux Being the Story of a Mouse a Princess Some Soup and a Spool of Thread
Author: Kate DiCamillo
A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal?winning tale. — Welcome to 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...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780763680893
ISBN-10: 0763680893
Publication Date: 12/8/2015
Pages: 272
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Publisher: Candlewick
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
Excellent uplifting tale for all ages to enjoy. Definitely a good book to read to young children aloud. Writing style is interactive for the child. Moral story about believing in dreams and self-confidence to follow you heart. Themes of truth, faith, forgiveness, and courage abound.
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Very cute book - read aloud to my 5 year old and we both enjoyed it. Very creative and thoughtful.
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Despereaux is a quick read with a quirky set of characters, an old-fashioned, ever present narrator, and a happy ending. I enjoyed it and it was perfect for my rainy day at home.

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The Tale of Despereaux is a fantastic book. I've read this book several times and suggest to everyone looking for a good book. Children and Adults will fall in love with the tiny mouse with huge ears!
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Even tho I am an adult there are some wonderful children's books out there and I love to read them. If my kids were younger I would have read this to them.
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