Puss in Boots

Author: Charles Perrault
Illustrator: Fred Marcellino
Translator: Malcolm Arthur
Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux
Publication Date: 1990
Awards: Caldecott Honor
Genre: Fairy Tale
Audience: Gr. K-3

Overview: An entertaining story about a clever cat, who once he obtains a pair of boots, is able to use his skills to benefit his master in the end.

Activity: Allow students to act out the animals the Ogre turns into (lion and mouse) and then get the students to act out two animals who are opposites.

Reviewer’s Name: Natalie Eder