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Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana

By James Dean , Illustrated by James Dean

Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana is a special paper-over-board commemorative edition celebrating the 60th anniversary of I Can Read books for beginning readers. Eight bonus pages recount I Can Read’s history, including a time line, never-before-seen sketches, and origin stories of beloved I Can Read characters. This beautiful edition is perfect for gift giving. 

Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and decides that he never, ever wants to eat bananas again. But Pete really likes bananas! Will a rotten bite ruin Pete's love for this tasty fruit?

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.

James Dean

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.

Illustrated by James Dean

  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780062572714
  • ISBN 10: 0062572717
  • ISBN 13: 9780062572714
  • Pages: 40
  • Trimsize: 6.00 x 9.00 in
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Beginner
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Cats
  • Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories

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