Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons (Hardcover)

By Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780062110589, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2012

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Summer 2012 Kids' Next List

“With a song that is readymade for toddler storytime, Pete loses his buttons one by one. But does he cry? Goodness no. Another wonderful picture book by Eric Litwin with humorous illustrations that James Dean is known for.”
— Valerie Koehler, Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX
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Description

An award-winning and bestselling Pete the Cat hardcover picture book!

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.

The fun never stops—download the free groovin’ song!



About the Author

Eric Litwinis a guitar-strumming, song-singing, banjo-picking, tale-telling, song-writing, national-award-winning, music-producing, fun, folksy type of guy. He loves to blend song and story together and is inspired by the depth and simplicity of folk songs and folktales. Eric is a popular performer, delighting thousands of children and families every year. He has recorded two award-winning children's music CDs.



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.