Stella Gurney, Illustrated by Gerald Kelley - All books by this author
The very popular cat from the animated Shrek film series comes vividly alive in this brand-new book. Scheduled for publication this Fall to coincide with the release of the latest Shrek spin-off movie, Puss in Boots, it’s the story of a quick-witted, felinethe pet of Peter, a good-natured but shiftless orphan boy. As the story begins, Peter’s father, the village miller, has died, and he has bequeathed his son nothing more than a pet cat. But clever Puss is in fact a blessing in disguise. Puss wastes no time concocting a scheme in which he will go to the royal palace, befriend the king, and convince the king to transform young Peter into a fine nobleman, fit to marry a princess. But first, Peter must give Puss his very best pair of boots. Thus begins a new, funny, and fast-paced rendition of the classic children’s adventure. It’s retold in this beautifully illustrated edition by Stella Gurney, with Gerald Kelley’s dynamic color illustrations on every page. Better yet, the pictures are enhanced with special features that add to the story’s excitement. They include
About The Author:
Stella Gurney has previously written four original books for the juvenile market as well as an updated retelling of the classic tale, The Adventures of Pinocchio.
Hardcover w/flaps and pop-ups / 24 Pages / 10 ¼ x 11 ¾ / 2011