This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Book - This is what Despereaux finds in the castle library when his sister takes him there to teach him to eat bindings.
Locket - The rat, Botticelli, wears this and often swings it around when he is talking to someone.
Red Cloth - This is what Roscuro steals from a prisoner who was brought into the dungeon.
Soupspoon - This is what Roscuro wears on his head after the death of the queen to remind himself of his heartbreak.
Red Thread - This is what the mice mark their condemned...
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