Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

Puss In Boots



Bibliography:  Puss In Boots: Written by: Jerry Pinkney, Dial Books for Young Readers, Penguin Group Inc., 2012

Reading Level: 4-8 years


Synopsis:  This book written by Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney is a wonderfully illustrated tale of the classic Puss in Boots.  it is the tale of a cat who uses his cleverness to help his master win the hand of the princess.  This book is full of beautiful illustrations.

Rationale For Using:  I would use this book for a fairy tale unit and because of its beautiful illustrations:

Common Core Connection:  I would use this book for both RL.K.7 describing the relationship between illustrations and the story and RL.K.9 Comparing and contrasting as part of a fairy tale unit.


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