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Tale of Despereaux movie contest November 6, 2008

I’m sure you are all aware that Tale of Despereaux is coming in out in an animated movie soon. There is a contest being offered by School Library Journal, Candlewick Press, and Universal movies. It is open to one entry per school, library, and public library. I’m signed up right away and I’m sure you will want to as well! Thanks to Robin for the info!

Candlewick Press, Universal Pictures and School Library Journal present

One lucky SCHOOL and one LIBRARY will each be awarded the GRAND PRIZE of access to an advance screening of The Tale of Despereaux for 200 guests before it hits theaters this holiday season!
One Grand Prize for schools One Grand Prize for libraries
Sweepstakes closes on December 1, 2008

tale-of-despereauxFour Runners-Up
will win a The Tale of Despereaux gift basket including:
A complete set of eight movie tie-in titles
A selection of five award-winning Kate DiCamillo books in hardcover
A $50 movie theater gift certificate to see The Tale of Despereaux in theaters Holiday 2008
One copy of The Tale of Despereaux video game (for PC)
One Despereaux plush


2 Responses to “Tale of Despereaux movie contest”

  1. terri schatz Says:

    This is a wonderful, popular and heroic tale and our students read it, talk about it and comment on it often.

  2. terri schatz Says:

    We can’t wait to see the movie. As a librarian I realize that a movie often strengthens a students resolve to read a book that has been recommended to them.

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