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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

by Eric Litwin illustrated by James Dean


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With its bright, colorful illustrations and silly story, this award-winning sing-along subtraction book follows the super-cool cat as he stays upbeat despite losing a button or two.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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Some animals love buttons so much they just have to sing about it. That's how Pete the Cat feels about the big, colorful, groovy buttons on his favorite shirt. But as Pete sings about his buttons, one after the other pops right off! Does that bother Pete? Not at all! Even when all the buttons have rolled away, he finds one more little one underneath. And that's worth singing about too.

Count down with Pete as he loses all his buttons in this delightful book about subtraction and looking on the bright side.
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About this Series

Pete is one unflappable cat. Whether the buttons of his favorite shirt keep popping off or he's going to school for the first time, Pete never loses his cool. No matter what little surprises come his way, his motto is: "It's all good." And he usually has a catchy song to sing as he goes through his day!

Originally, Pete was a black cat adopted by the artist James Dean. Inspired by his new pet, Dean created a series of paintings starring Pete, painted blue instead of black. When fellow Georgia resident Eric Litwin discovered the paintings at an art gallery, he just knew that he wanted to create a picture book with Pete the Cat. Add one bouncy song and some awesome shoes, and the sing-along, read-aloud phenomenon was born!

Loved by parents, teachers, and kids alike, Pete the Cat stories are now available as picture books and early readers.

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Product Details

    • Grades: PreK - 1
    • Ages: 3 - 6
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-545-64914-8

Editorial Reviews

"Readers who need a reminder not to sweat the small stuff will find a model of unflappability in Pete." —Publishers Weekly

"The brightly colored, childlike paintings and playful typography should keep kids' attention." —Kirkus Reviews