Puss in Boots

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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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User Review  - vbarbe1 - LibraryThing

There are several reasons why I liked this book. The first reason that I like this book is because of the illustrations. Just starting with the cover, there is so much detail on the cat. The cat takes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

Creative, lovely and filled with depth, once again the artist has rendered a beautiful canvas to paint the story of Puss In Boots. A cleaver cat who don boots and a feather cap, finds ways in which his master can be portrayed as a rich man who owns a castle and many acres of land. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Jerry Pinkney, recipient of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, is also a five-time Caldecott Honor winner and five-time Coretta Scott King Award winner, among many other honors. He lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

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