The Tale of Despereaux: A Junior Novelization
  • The Tale of Despereaux: A Junior Novelization
  • The Tale of Despereaux: A Junior Novelization

The Tale of Despereaux: A Junior Novelization

by Jamie Michalak
     
 

This lively junior novelization of the film The Tale of Despereaux tells the story of several unlikely heroes: Despereaux, a brave mouse banished to the dungeon for speaking with a human; Roscuro, a good-hearted rat who loves light and soup, but is exiled to darkness; Pea, a Princess in a gloomy castle who is prisoner to her father's grief; and Mig, a servant girl… See more details below

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This lively junior novelization of the film The Tale of Despereaux tells the story of several unlikely heroes: Despereaux, a brave mouse banished to the dungeon for speaking with a human; Roscuro, a good-hearted rat who loves light and soup, but is exiled to darkness; Pea, a Princess in a gloomy castle who is prisoner to her father's grief; and Mig, a servant girl who longs to be a Princess, but is forced to serve the jailer. An eight-page full-color insert of stills from the movie is included.

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763640767
Publisher:
Candlewick Press
Publication date:
10/14/2008
Series:
Tale of Despereaux Series
Edition description:
Movie Tie-in Edition
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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