New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean takes us on an awesome trip with Pete the Cat as he discovers just how special Valentine's Day can be!
At first, Pete thinks Valentine's Day isn't cool...until he realizes all the special cats there are in his life.
Once Pete the Cat realizes how much fun Valentine’s Day can be, he decides to make valentine cards for his family and friends. But what happens when he realizes he's forgotten to make a card for a very important cat?
James Dean’s art has sold in more than ninety galleries and shops across the United States. He has devoted his paintings to Pete the Cat for fifteen years and has turned his natural love for cats into his life’s work. James published his first adult book, The Misadventures of Pete the Cat, a history of his artwork, in 2006. He illustrated his first self-published children’s book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, in 2008, and the follow-up book, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, in 2011. James lives in Savannah, Georgia, with his wife, four cats, and one dog. You can visit him online at www.petethecat.com.
In 2004, Kimberly & James Dean sat down at their kitchen table to work on a children's book together. Their dream finally became a reality with the release of Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses. Both left corporate jobs in the late nineties (James was an electrical engineer, Kimberly worked in the press office of the governor of Georgia) to pursue their passion for art, and they have experienced a life made up of strange and wonderful coincidences ever since. Pete the Cat has brought magic into their lives. They work in side-by-side studios in Savannah, sharing their home with five cats and Emma the pug.
Author and artist James Dean brings us along for a hippity-hoppity Easter adventure with the coolest cat around—Pete!
Pete jumps in to help the Easter Bunny in Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure. When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help. Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs, all in time for Easter!
Fans of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, and Pete the Cat Saves Christmas will love this Easter-themed Pete storybook.
Spend the holidays with your favorite blue cat! In this rockin' spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pete the Cat proves that giving your all in the spirit of Christmas is the totally groovy thing to do.
'Twas the day before
Christmas and Santa was ill.
In the cold winter wind he
had caught a bad chill.
Will Christmas be canceled?
Will it come to that?
"Never!" cried Santa.
"Let's call Pete the Cat!"
There's a new guy in town, and Pete can't wait to meet him. After all, more friends mean more fun. When Pete finally meets Gus, he realizes they're very different from each other...but that's what makes him cool. Gus is special in his own way, just like Pete and just like you, and there is something everyone can do!
The message of acceptance shines through and is perfect for young readers learning to navigate the social waters. Fans of Pete the Cat will delight in the rhythmic storytelling and fun repetition throughout the book.
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Count down with Pete in this rocking story that makes counting fun! Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt—the one with the four totally groovy buttons.
But when one falls off, does Pete cry? Goodness, no! He just keeps on singing his song—after all, what could be groovier than three groovy buttons? The winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award.
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Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.
Pete the Cat can’t wait to get a new pet! He gets a goldfish he names Goldie. Pete paints a cool painting of Goldie and now everyone wants a piece of it! But Pete doesn't have enough time to make one for everyone. Will Pete find a way to have fun painting Goldie and have time to finish his homework?
From New York Times bestselling artist and author James Dean, Pete the Cat: A Pet for Pete is a My First I Can Read Book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.
Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.
Bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a groovy rendition of the classic favorite children’s song “Five Little Pumpkins,” sung by cool cat Pete and perfect for Halloween.
Young Halloween fans will enjoy chanting along with Pete:
Five little pumpkins
Sitting on a gate. The first one said,
"Oh my, it’s getting late."
Pete the Cat makes one giant, tasty sandwich for lunch. But what's the fun in eating lunch without your friends? Young Pete the Cat fans will enjoy Pete's funny food creativity and Pete's joy in sharing with friends.
From New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean, Pete the Cat: Pete’s Big Lunch is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.