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No Ordinary Mouse (Tale of Despereaux)by Kate Dicamillo
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Early readers will be in their element with this appealing storybook starring Despereaux Tilling, a tiny mouse graced with oversized ears who was born too big for his little world. The tale follows Despereaux on his adventures from Mouse World, where he is born, to the castle library, the princess's chambers, and even a rat-filled dungeon. With the love of Princess Pea and the friendship of a unique rat named Roscuro, Despereaux finds the courage of a knight in shining armor.
Kate DiCamillo's literary classic about Despereaux Tilling has enchanted children and adults around the globe. In this tale of bravery, forgiveness and redemption, one small creature teaches a kingdom that it takes only a little light to show the truth: What you look like doesn't equal what you are. Published in 23 languages, with more than 2 million copies in print, a New York Times #1 bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal, The Tale of Despereaux is now animated adventure from Universal Pictures.
THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLLP. All Rights Reserved.
The literary classic about a mouse in love with adventure is coming to the big screen on December 19th, in a new animated film from Universal Pictures and Larger Than Life Productions. This reader retells the story from the film. Full color.
Small mouse big hero! Here is the story of Despereaux for early readers, featuring exciting images from the film.
Filled with lushly colored illustrations, this enticing tale follows Despereauxs adventures from the mouse world, where he is born, to the castle library, the princesss chambers, and even the rat-filled dungeon. With the love of Princess Pea and the friendship of a unique rat named Roscuro, Despereaux becomes a hero and saves the day! This hugely engaging story about a tiny mouse is based on THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, the animated adventure from Universal Pictures, which was inspired by Kate DiCamillos Newbery Medal-winning classic.
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