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The heroic adventures of a mouse named Despereaux who isn't afraid of anything-not mousetraps, not the school principal, not even the deepest, darkest dungeon. In this full-color storybook, with special appeal for boys, Despereaux braves the evil Botticelli and a pack of hungry rats, and discovers that even the tiniest mouse can find the courage of a knight in shining armo ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 14th 2008 by Candlewick Press
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The part with the rats' song is way too scary for little kids! I skipped that page entirely when I read it to my daughter.
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Wow, we were discouraged to see that they have changed the story!! If the pictures weren't so cute, I would almost not want to see the movie, now. Disappointing!
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Kate DiCamillo, the newly named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014–2015, says about stories, “When we read together, we connect. Together, we see the world. Together, we see one another.” Born in Philadelphia, the author lives in Minneapolis, where she faithfully writes two pages a day, five days a week.

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“Quest. Say it, reader. Say the word "quest" lout loud. It is an extraordinary word, isn't it? So small and yet so full of wonder, so full of hope.” 1 likes
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