Puss In Boots

Puss In Boots

by Charles Perrault, Fred Marcellino (Illustrator), Malcolm Arthur (Translator)
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
List Price: $8.95 Sale Price: $7.61

Charles Perrault's 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 Marcellino's 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 miller's son, are portrayed in a lavish series of illustrations that range from sumptuous grandeur to comedy both boisterous and sly.

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Summary: Everyone knows the story of the Puss in boots, who brings his young master wealth and marriage. The appeal of this edition is in the lavish illustrations.

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