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The Tale of Despereaux Being the Story of a Mouse a Princess Some Soup and a Spool of Thread - 2006 publication.


Book Description
The Tale of Despereaux Being the Story of a Mouse a Princess Some Soup and a Spool of Thread - 2006 publication. The Tale of Despereaux Being the Story of a Mouse a Princess Some Soup and a Spool of Thread - 2006 publication. was published by Candlrwick Pr,2006.
Book Information
PublisherCandlrwick Pr,2006
BindingPaperback (53 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-10B003JHHGQC
Publication Date/2006
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Reader Comments
7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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4/27/2010 Mary Sandford said: Wonderful! No surprise it won the Newbery, but a bit of a surprise that the constant narrative to Reader worked so well.
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1/25/2010 Annette K

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11/24/2009 Cole Rush

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11/17/2009 jacklyn curb said:
This is the story is of a little mouse that does not live by the rules of the other mice, and finds great adventure. The little mouse’s name certainly does not sound like a brave, adventure seeking hero’s name, but that is the way it is supposed to be. DiCamillo talks directly to the reader at t... more

tags: 4 year old loved it, I recommend, I read

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10/10/2009 Nicole Acomb said: This story was so cute! I loved how the author spoke to the reader, and the lesson about consequences was cleverly intergraded into the story. I was a little surprised/confused with the large size of the font, paired with the short chapters, but very long length of the book (almost 300 pages).
tags: I read

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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing tagged as: I read

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6/23/2009 julia b tagged as: I read

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6/9/2009 Kelly Burstow said: Wonderfully written. My children loved me reading this book to them. I love reading it to them too! Great book to read aloud.

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5/16/2009 CORINTHIA JONES tagged as: I read

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5/12/2009 Debbie Williamson said: I love Kate DiCamillo and Despereaux is charming..
tags: I recommend

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4/26/2009 SJ Kessel said:
DiCamillo, K. (2003). The Tale of Despereaux. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press. 9780763625290 The Tale of Despereaux plays with both story structure and time to tell the tale of how an outsider and small mouse can save a human princess from a rat and misguided servant girl. The book, a Ne... more

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2/28/2009 Karen Chilton tagged as: I recommend

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2/17/2009 Harold Clark said: A great story by one of my favorite authors. An unlikely hero with big ears.
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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 167714
tags: newbery, juvenile

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12/22/2008 Cathy Voelker tagged as: I read

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12/10/2008 Jonathan Wilson

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12/2/2008 Sara Joiner tagged as: I recommend

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9/25/2008 celia Leary said: Beautiful illustrations and writing.
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9/8/2008 k. stokes smith tagged as: I'm reading

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4/27/2008 Atthys Gage said: Winn Dixie was good, but Despereaux was tremendous.
tags: I recommend

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4/10/2008 Naomi Hawkins Rowe said: A superb book that is beautifully written and original. I only wish I had written it.
tags: Read it - it will make you want to be a better writer

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3/17/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I recommend, I read

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3/9/2008 Blake Hoena tagged as: I read

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12/19/2007 jama rattigan tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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8/21/2007 Becky Laney tagged as: challengetitles

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4/20/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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4/7/2007 Jill Przytarski said:
Spend enough time with this book and the narrative may start to grate on your nerves; however, DiCamillo's mimicing of fairy tale narrative is effective and inspiring to the right reader as I found out first hand. The main characters are dynamic and actually fall outside the realm of a normal fairy... more

tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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1/11/2007 Tracy O'Daniel

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