Puss in Boots - Charles Perrault and Marcia Brown

Atheneum Books for Young Readers


Puss in Boots by Charles Perrault, freely translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown / ISBN 9780684129884 / 32-page hardback, 8.5 x 10.5 inches, published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (the illustrations date to 1952)


Make way for the Marquis of Carabas and his famous cat! This is one of the stories that has delighted children through the years. How they love the sly cat as he struts through the countryside in his little red boots.

Marcia Brown (1918–2015), one of the most honored illustrators in children’s literature, was a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award) for the body of her work. She lived in Laguna Hills, California.

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