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