Puss-In-Boots, a persistently recurring folk story given perfect form by Charles Perrault, tells the tale of a clever cat who leads his human to fame and fortune. It is delightfully illustrated here by C.H. Lawrence, a lesser known but masterful illustrator, who gives the tale of pluck and tenacity the liveliness it demands.
The shaped children's book has been popular since its invention in the early-20th century. Breaking the bounds of the rectangle has timeless appeal, this Laughing Elephant shaped book has been reprinted from antique editions.