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The Tale of Despereaux

Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

by Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Ering

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Ering X
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Ering
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    Aug 2003, 272 pages

    Apr 2006, 272 pages


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Tale Of Despereaux
This book was very well written. I love the story line and the plot. I especially like how all the characters effected one another. Overall I give this book two thumbs up! I absolutely loved it and recommend anyone who is a big reader to read this book.

I love this book and had summer reading it was my fave book!
Laynie Caldwell

My opinion
In my opinion I thought Dicamillo did a wonderful job with writing the three books on each character. She made the book come alive with all the descriptive and different settings in her book.

I have always loved the "Tale Of Despereaux".
When I was in the third grade my teacher read me this book, so I decided I needed to get a closer look into the story so I read it over the summer. To my interest I absolutely loved it! Kate keep writing those books!
Haris Ali

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This book is easy to understand and it is the kind of book which makes me want to read more.

How good was the book?
To me, the book was really good. I haven't seen the movie yet but I plan to. The book was full of mystery and suspense and I loved the way the author addressed you. too me I give it 5 stars

I loved the movie and the book. They where so good! I just want to see it again over and over again! You should read it because it is a awesome book and the movie too. So read it and see the movie!

This book is so awesome! I loved it.

Tale of despereaux
In my opinion the tale of Despereaux was cooliasso! I made that word up. Anyway I think this was a fabulous book. I read it to my grandchildren and they wanted me to read it again. Chow! Cooliasso! Tenada!

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