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Publisher Comments:

Charles Perraults Puss in Boots has been an irresistible magnet for countless illustrators ever since this classic French tale was first published in 1697. So the question arises: Do we really need another edition of Puss? Presented with Fred Marcellinos magnificent interpretation of this nimble new translation of the authentic text, book lovers young and old are apt to decide that this Puss in Boots belongs on their shelf of special favorites.

Long regarded as the preeminent designer of book jackets in America, Fred Marcellino provides an unstinting visual feast in his first full-color picture book. The adventures of that rascal, Puss, and his master, the millers son, are portrayed in a lavish series of illustrations that range from sumptuous grandeur to comedy both boisterous and sly.

Puss in Boots is a 1991 Caldecott Honor Book.

Synopsis:

Perrault's classic tale is brought to vivid life through the exquisite illustrations of Marcellino. A Caldecott Honor winner and an ALA Notable Children's Book. Full color.

Synopsis:

The adventures of that rascal, Puss, and his master, the millers son are portrayed in a lavish series of illustrations that range from sumptuous grandeur to comedy both boisterous and sly.
 
Puss in Boots is a 1991 Caldecott Honor Book.

Synopsis:

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

 

Synopsis:

Caldecott Medal winner Jerry Pinkney brings a beloved fairy tale to new life

Jerry Pinkney, one of the country's most celebrated picture book creators, is a master at reimagining classic tales. Now he has turned his talents to Puss in Boots, and he is at his best with this lively, cinematic version.

For generations, children have delighted in the tale of the clever cat who tricks both a king and a sorcerer in order to win a castle and a princess 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 Perrault's fairy tale will quickly join the list of essentials for every child's library.

About the Author

CHARLES PERRAULT (1628-1703) is considered the original creator of the fairy tale, having written such classics as Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella.
 
FRED MARCELLINO (1939-2001) began his career in illustration with A Rats Tale (available from Farrar Straus Giroux). Puss in Boots was his first full-color picture book and a Caldecott Honor winner. He continued to win awards and receive critical acclaim for his childrens books until his death in 2001.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312659455
Author:
Perrault, Charles
Publisher:
Square Fish
Translator:
Arthur, Malcolm
Illustrator:
Marcellino, Fred
Author:
Marcellino, Fred
Author:
Arthur, Malcolm
Author:
Pinkney, Jerry
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Cats
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Adaptations
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.50 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Perrault's classic tale is brought to vivid life through the exquisite illustrations of Marcellino. A Caldecott Honor winner and an ALA Notable Children's Book. Full color.
"Synopsis" by ,
The adventures of that rascal, Puss, and his master, the millers son are portrayed in a lavish series of illustrations that range from sumptuous grandeur to comedy both boisterous and sly.
 
Puss in Boots is a 1991 Caldecott Honor Book.
"Synopsis" by ,
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

 

"Synopsis" by ,
Caldecott Medal winner Jerry Pinkney brings a beloved fairy tale to new life

Jerry Pinkney, one of the country's most celebrated picture book creators, is a master at reimagining classic tales. Now he has turned his talents to Puss in Boots, and he is at his best with this lively, cinematic version.

For generations, children have delighted in the tale of the clever cat who tricks both a king and a sorcerer in order to win a castle and a princess 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 Perrault's fairy tale will quickly join the list of essentials for every child's library.

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