If you like The Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo

I found some titles that I believe you might enjoy.


The Princess Academy by Shannon Hale.

While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other
girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers
unexpected talents and connections to her homeland.


The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden.

The adventures of a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New
York and is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat.


The Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins.

Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to
be toys.


The author of The Tale of Desperaux wrote another book that you might


The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo.

Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself
until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels
across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes,
dreams, and histories.