The Tale of Despereaux
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He is named for all the despair his mother feels.
How does Despereaux get his name?
very large ears, very small for a mouse
What is unusual about Despereaux appearance?
He was born with his eyes open. The rest of the litter died.
What was unusual about his birth?
Who is Despereaux's mother?
Where does Despereaux's mother come from?
food or crumbs
What should a typical mouse be in search of?
What do you call the movements a mouse makes when running in the castle?
Who is Furlough?
A fairy tale
What kind of book does Despereaux read in the library?
What has Despereaux been attracted to since he was born?
What attracted Despereaux to the Princess's room?
Gregory the Jailor
Who is the only character that speaks in third person?
What does Lester beat to call for the Mouse Council?
The Mouse Council
Who decides Despereaux's fate>
What does light symbolize?
He is sent to the dungeon.
What punishment is given to Despereaux?
What does the red Thread symbolize?
What is there to fear in the dungeon?
Being disloyal, betraying someone
What does the word perfidy mean?
the jailer in the dungeon
Who is Gregory?
What keeps Gregory from getting lost in the dungeon?
tell him a story
What does Gregory ask Despereaux to do for him?
in the dungeon, in Gregory's hand
Where is Despereaux at the end of the first book?
What is Despereaux's sister's name?
Mice are related to rats.
Why does the king not want Pea to keep Despereaux?
What instrument was the king playing in Pea's room?
Once Upon a time
What words begin the story in the library?
What does the thread master's breath smell like?
What color is the thread tied around Despereaux's neck?
What did the thread master tell Despereaux to be?
Who was one of the mice that led Despereaux to the dungeon?
Who loves Despereaux?
The very most honored head mouse
Who runs the Mouse Council?