The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux

[being the Story of A Mouse, A Princess, Some Soup, and A Spool of Thread]

Audiobook CD - 2003
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The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
Publisher: New York : Random House/Listening Library, p2003
ISBN: 9780807220061
Branch Call Number: J F DIC
Characteristics: 4 sound discs (3 hrs.) : digital : 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Malcolm, Graeme


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May 06, 2017

The way the story is told is beautiful. It begins with one character, then pauses and switches to a different character. The narrator is very present and highly amusing. The audience does not get lost in time because the narrator always tells us what is happening simultaneously. The reader is fantastic.

Mar 27, 2013

I was plesantly suprised by the story, it's much better than the film in my opinion. Lyrically told, it certainly held my attention if not completely that of my not-quite-4 yr old. Children a little older would certainly appreciate it more.


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