Book Talk: The Tale of Despereaux

by Kelsey Norwood

in Making Good


I am almost finished with The Tale of Despereaux:  Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread, by Kate DiCamillo (Newbery Medal winner in 2004).  Put it on your list of books to read!  It’s a fun story about a mouse, a rat, a princess, and a servant who wants to be a princess, and I just discovered that they’re making it into a movie!

This would be a fun one to read together with your children, maybe a little each night before bed.  It’s a quick read and would be perfect for younger kids.

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