Puss in Boots

Bibliographic information: Pinkney, J. (2012). Puss in boots. New York, NY: Dial Books for Young Readers.

Short annotation: This is a story about a clever cat, who with a pair of boots, helped his owner marry a princess.

The genre: Fairy tales, Picture book

Grade level: Preschool to Third grade

Readers who like this book: children ages 2 to 10, parents looking for a good bedtime story and educators looking to teach students about the importance of determination.

Personal response and rating: I would rate this book a 2.5; I love all the details in the writing and pictures but I didn’t like the fact that Puss had to lie and be deceitful to get the princess to take interest in his owner.

Question: Where do you think this book takes place and why?


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