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Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a

Author Kate DiCamillo

Pages 267

Publisher Candlewick Press

Published Date 2003

ISBN 0763617229 9780763617226

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explodingtardis10 shared a tip ""I honor you" is the most quotable line in the book."

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kenzieb shared a tip "read this book way back in 4th grade but i will never forget about it"

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evie_09 shared a tip "A terrific and charismatic tale. #underdogs"

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lil-farrah shared a tip "8/10"

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kristian_villarreal shared a tip "This was one of my favorites as a little girl. I could have read it a million times!"

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gwynetta_hoelscher shared a tip "I loved reading this with Reagan. It was such a sweet book on perspective."

maria_keesee shared a tip "It was an easy read for me. It has an easy to follow storyline and just a great ending."

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shameka_pasquier shared a tip "At the moment I’m reading little fires everywhere and it’s becoming one of my favs 🥳"

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hannah_98 shared a tip "I read this in school a long time ago. Don’t remember it exactly but I remember it was good haha"

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