Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

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A beautifully illustrated retelling of the beloved fairy tale from Caldecott Medal-winning author Jerry Pinkney For generations, children have been enchanted by the tale of the clever cat in fancy boots who outsmarts a king and a sorcerer to win a castle and a bride for his penniless master. The humor, the magic, and a lush Renaissance setting are all on glorious display, and a well-placed gatefold adds to the drama. This elegant new edition of Charles Perrault's folktale is essential for every child's library. Read it in tandem with other Pinkney classic picture books like The Little Red Hen and The Lion and the Mouse. "This book is larger than life."-Library Media Connection"show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 256 x 292 x 3mm | 249g
  • Puffin Books
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0147515750
  • 9780147515759
  • 982,236

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Praise for "Puss in Boots" "This book is larger than life." "LMC ""A richly detailed version of the tale." "Booklist" "The text clearly relates the plot with lyrical language and vivacious energy, and the color-pencil and watercolor artwork showcases the period's costumes, architecture, and landscapes." "School Library Journal" Review Feed"show more

About Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney (www.jerrypinkneystudio.com)is one of America s most admired children s book illustrators. He has won the Caldecott Medal and five Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King Awards, five New York Times Ten Best Illustrated Awards, the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show Lifetime Achievement Award, and many other prizes and honors.Jerry Pinkney lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean Pinkney, in Westchester County, New York."show more

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243 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 29% (70)
4 43% (104)
3 22% (54)
2 6% (14)
1 0% (1)
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