Archive for January 9th, 2009

9th January
2009
written by brandij

The Book

Author: Kate DiCamillo
© 2003
Published by Candlewick Press

The Movie

Directed by: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson
Released: December 19, 2008
Rated: G

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread joins the genre of award-winning children’s books converted to animated film. The previews of the film looks like the adventures of a happy and brave mouse. Once the lights go down, the darker side of the film comes out. Desperaux is a story of lessons – lessons that the world isn’t fair. And it isn’t full of light.

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