First Stories: Puss in Boots is the perfect introduction for young children to this classic fairy tale. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story of the mischievous cat and his master to life. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor.Collect more books in the First Stories series: Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, Little Red Riding Hood, The Nutcracker, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Puss in Boots, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, The Snow Queen and The Ugly Duckling.
A sumptuous rendering of the classic fairy tale adds whimsical and magical elements to lush Renaissance-inspired spreads featuring a clever feline who tricks a king and sorcerer to secure a princess's hand for his penniless master. By the Caldecott Medal-winning author of Three Little Kittens.
Everyone's favorite feline bandit from the hit Shrek movie series is back and starring in his own feature film! Puss in Boots--one of the most beloved characters of the Shrek universe (voiced by Antonio Banderas)--tells the action-fillled tale of Puss's early days: his life in the orphanage, his friendship with Humpty Dumpty, how he meets the feisty feline, Kitty (voiced by Salma Hayek), and their search for the Goose Who Laid the Golden Egg. It's the purr-fect swashbuckling adventure!
Way before Puss ever met Shrek, our suave and furry feline hero goes on a swashbuckling ride, as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs. Join in Puss on his swashbuckling adventure, in this purr-fect novel for young readers. Based on the film, it includes 8 pages of colour photos to help you re-live the fun!
A young man is surprised to learn that his cat can talk. This clever cat called Puss has a plan to make his master rich! Read inside to find out what Puss does. Will he succeed with his plan?
A simple retelling of the tale about the clever cat who helps his poor master win fame, fortune, and the hand of a beautiful princess.
Little ones will love the bright illustrations on every page of this classic fairy tale picture book. The story has been simply retold in a fun, humorous way to encourage reading.
When the miller's youngest son is given a cat, he is disappointed with his gift. But luckily for both of them, Puss knows a thing or two about how to make a huge fortune.
Since his debut in Shrek 2, Puss In Boots has been one of DreamWorks Animation's favorite characters. The aptly titled Puss In Boots finally places the daring feline in the spotlight, telling his tale with the appropriate dose of dramatic bravado. The Art of Puss In Boots is the story of how the filmmakers at DreamWorks Animation approached the ambitious task of crafting a world and backstory colored by Puss's unique personality. This book's wealth of art and commentary conjures up a land full of intrigue, romance, and Latin flair. Populating the swashbuckling adventure is a cast of fellow rogues and fairy-tale characters, including Puss's childhood friend Humpty Dumpty, feline fatale Kitty Softpaws, the outlaw couple Jack and Jill, and a Mamo Goose that you definitely don't want to mess with. The Art of Puss In Boots is a tribute to the hard work and creative talents behind the making of this guapo movie.
All-new comic strip adventures starring, the swash buckling, Puss in Boots. More action, adventure and comedy from Puss in Boots as this time, the swashbuckler is put to sea, and put to work! Four thrilling adventures starring everyone's favourite swashbuckling cat! In 'Puss and the Shoemaker', a mysterious peddler comes to town with his amazing array of shoes...and then the shoes start to affect the towns-people... Can Puss resist? In 'Purr-chance to Dream', Artephius creates a new potion that can make Puss more vigilant for his crime-fighting activities... But how will 24-hour crime-fighting affect Puss...' Plus two special bonus stories: 'As the Saying Goes' and 'Hall of Mirrors'.
" Puss in Boots and Other Stories" is taken from " The Macmillan Treasury of Nursery Stories" (0-333-76579-6) . This collection is an illustrated selection of eight classic nursery stories including " Dick Whittington" , " Rapunzel" and " Goldilocks and the Three Bears" .
Jack is struggling, so Puss promises to make his fortune in return for a pair of special, shiny red boots. The wily cat pulls off some clever tricks and Jack ends up with a castle of his very own. This story is a perfect introduction to the classic tale, with its gentle, rhythmic text and bright, friendly illustrations. It's never too early to introduce children to the magic and wonder of classic tales. Familiar characters are brought to life at each turn of the page with spellbinding artwork and lyrical writing. A visual glossary at the beginning introduces new vocabulary and promotes understanding. A lively activity at the end invites discussion and will make even the very youngest children want to return to these story books again and again. Fairy tales and classic stories are a vital introduction to the basics of storytelling like setting, characters and plot. They boost a child's imagination and also teach valuable life lessons about good overcoming evil, the difference between right and wrong and the importance of rising to a challenge. Also available: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs.
A miller died and his three sons inherited him. The oldest got the mill, the middle one got a donkey and the youngest got a cat. The poor boy thought the fate was unfair to him as he could not do that much with the cat he received. But the cat was not an ordinary one. If the boy was willing to get a pair of boots for the cat, then it was going to make its master rich. How you may think? Well by lying to the king that its master is actually Lord Marquis of Carabas. Do you think the king would believe this lie and how will the cat and its owner end up? Find out in "Puss in Boots". Charles Perrault (1628-1703) was a French author. He is known for being a pioneer of the fairy tale genre, deriving his stories from traditional folk tales. His most famous stories include "Puss in Boots", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Sleeping Beauty", and "Cinderella". His stories have been adapted to stage and screen countless times, most notably by Disney with classic animated films like "Sleeping Beauty" and "Cinderella". His story "Puss in Boots" was the basis for the character from the animated films "Shrek 2" and "Puss in Boots".
When a poor miller's son is left a cat by his father, he wonders how he will ever make any money. Perhaps the cat can help him? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All titles feature essential key words. Story-specific words are repeated to practise throughout. Designed to be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. All titles include comprehension questions or puzzles, guidance notes and book band information for schools. This Level 3 title is suitable for children who are developing reading confidence and are eager to start reading longer stories with a wider vocabulary.
Between the pages of the Brighter Child(R) Keepsake Stories books are the classic tales of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again. From the hard-working Red Hen to the foolish Gingerbread Man, these stories will capture children's interest and spark their imagination page after page, inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading. Each book includes 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, and measures 8" x 8". --In this beloved tale, clever Puss in Boots helps his master find true love. Children will eagerly continue reading to see if Puss can outsmart the giant and escape the lion's sharp teeth! --This title, retold in English and Spanish, is an excellent skill-builder for reading and foreign language comprehension.