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The Tale of Despereaux – the film: Listen first!

I am so glad the Alison Morris, PW’s Shelftalker blogger, gave us her movie review of a sneak-peek of Universial Picture’s The Tale of Despereaux. Especially as she kept referencing the awesome audiobook of Despereaux and how the film needed to measure up to the images created by audiobook narrator Graeme Malcolm and his marvelous vocal characterization. Malcolm’s performance is so amazing it was featured in an Unshelved Sunday Book Club comic strip. If you need a good listen for a holiday car trip, The Tale of Despereaux will keep all ages mesmerized! Just listen to the clip below…

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Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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