Puss in Boots in Provence is an eye-popping, collage-style, eclectic art book with a modern story, inspired by the original fairytale, Puss in Boots, of Charles Perrault.
It is filled with French culture, references to the French language, and the customs and rituals of Provence – a wind-swept, fragrant land in southern France.
Coco Blignaut is a children’s book writer – her first book, My Bantu Blankie, a true story of her childhood in South Africa in the 70s, is available worldwide. Puss in Boots in Provence is her second children’s book. She is currently working on her third children’s book – Hansel and Gretel and the Junkfood Witch.
Once upon a time, not too long ago,
in a sun-drenched whirling-wind land of golden wheat fields and powder blue mountains, with terraces of fruit trees and olive trees and caterpillar-green vineyards…