Puss in Boots: The Adventures of that Most Enterprising Feline

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Picture Corgi, 2001 - Cats - 32 pages
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Imagine how Jacques feels when he learns that his older brothers have inherited the mill and the donkey, and all he's got is the CAT!

Well, he's not fed up for long, because he soon discovers that Puss is no ordinary cat... Not only can he talk (which is pretty unusual for a cat), but he's also got brains. And he's got a plan - a plan that involves Jacques, a Royal Princess and a very large fortune!

However, there are some things that Puss hasn't included in his plan, such as a very hungry Ogre, some sleepless Ghouls and more than a touch of magic . . .

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User Review  - danielleburry - LibraryThing

A kitty cat with a plan. He manipulates other to do what he wants, will he get away with it? I think young readers would like this book because it is almost set up in a comic book layout, however, it ... Read full review

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User Review  - ezwicky - LibraryThing

Nice version of Puss in Boots, with a satisfying version of the tale in sweeping language and interesting drawings. I find it frustrating that we don't hear how Puss in Boots convinces the people in the fields to say the Marquis of Carabas owns them, but you can't have everything. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Ian Beck has written many successful picture books. A freelance illustrator for over twenty years (including such notable artwork as the record cover for Elton John's Yellow Brick Road album), Ian turned to writing and illustrating children's books on the birth of his own first child.

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly acclaimed children's authors of the decade. He has been on the shortlist of just about every major children's book award in the last few years, and has won the Smarties Prize (Gold Award, 9-11 age category) for THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHTER and the prestigious Carnegie Medal for NORTHERN LIGHTS. He was the first children's author ever to win the Whitbread Prize for his novel THE AMBER SPYGLASS.

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