• Despicable Me: The Junior Novel

  • By: Annie Auerbach
  • Narrated by: Tim Curry
  • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (36 ratings)

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Despicable Me: The Junior Novel

By: Annie Auerbach
Narrated by: Tim Curry
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Publisher's Summary

Based on the animated film Despicable Me, from Universal Studios, this vibrant storybook pits aspiring villain Gru against his nemesis, who loves to steal Gru's thunder. Who will claim the title of "Top Villain" in this showdown? Read by the incomparable Tim Curry!

©2010 Annie Auerbach (P)2010 Hachette

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How 3 children can change some one !

What made the experience of listening to Despicable Me: The Junior Novel the most enjoyable?

On how the three girls change from sad children without parents, And change an evil man, to good ! And they all live on happily ever after !!

What other book might you compare Despicable Me: The Junior Novel to and why?

Captain America, Winter Soldier. Steve with his best friend, Bucky !! Tomorrow Girls, Run for Cover ! How they banded together, as a family + were not !

Have you listened to any of Tim Curry’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No ! But he was fantastic with each character, changing his voice !! He is awesome at reading this book !! I would recommend any of his stories he reads to everyone !! Thank you, Tim Curry ! A great actor as well. Example, Clue !

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Gru rescued the three girls.

Any additional comments?

Sometimes if we are bad, we find out we can truly be good. If we follow our hearts, for the good things in Life !!

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The voiceovers are terrible

This was a fun book to listen to with my kids but we all agreed the voice overs especially for the young girls were terrible. If you’re a fan of the movie luckily it could keep your attention but the performance was very disappointing.