Purple Series (for ages 7 and up)
An original, musical adaptation for young audiences by P. Haines-Ainsworth and Terence Alaric Levitt. Based on the classic story by Charles Perrault. "Puss 'n Boots" is set in France. Philippe, the youngest son of a wealthy farmer, inherits only two things from his father - an envelope with five silver coins and a tabby cat named, Puss. Little does Philippe know that Puss is much more valuable than he seems. Puss sets out to make Philippe wealthier and happier than the boy's wildest dreams, but the cat will have to use all his cleverness to succeed. (Cast includes: Adrian Cerrato as Philippe; Laura McFarlane as Puss; David Bailey as Msr Pompeux, the lawyer, and Olivier, the ogre; Jennifer Makenas as Princess Anne; Ellen Dessler Smith as the mayor and Theo, the ogre's servant; Tristan Carruthers as the tailor and Georges, the ogre's servant; and Patricia Haines-Ainsworth as Queen Claudia). For fun details about this recording and the cast, visit: www.winkingkatbooks.com.