Having rocked the NY Times Best seller list in his previous books, Pete the Cat is back 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?
Check out the interview with Illustrator James Dean and learn why millions of kids love Pete the Cat and can’t stop singing his catchy tunes.
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 ten 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, by Eric Litwin, in 2008, and the follow-up book, Pete the Cat: Rocking In My School Shoes, in 2011. James lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, four cats, and one dog. You can visit him online at www.petethecat.com.