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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

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

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    Apr 2006, 272 pages

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trey joseph

AWSOME!
this book is great. i think it is perfect. im evendoing a book report on her right now! she is a great author!
puppygirl818

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I liked The tale of Deasperaux because it was about a mouse who lives in a castle. I read this book 2 times and it is still really good because i forgot what happened and now i egered to finsh it.
Jazminn

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This book is the best book that I have ever read!
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This was an exellent book.
Aaron

this book is a great book im 11 and recomending this book if you liked this book you should read TheHouse of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer The Sea of Trolls also by Nancy Farmer
alison

this book is soooooooo good
Isaias De La Mora

This book Was the bes book i have ever read in my whole entire life and ive read a whoooole lot of books in my life i think ive read just about all the books you have written and i like this one way more then any other book you have ever written awsome job!!!!!!!! ooooh ime 12 years old
stefofie

Awesome! An easy, fun read!

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