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Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus

Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus

by James Dean Illustrated by Eric Litwin

The kitties on the bus say,
"Come on, Pete!
Come on, Pete!"

The kitties on the bus say,
"Come on, Pete!
Hop on board!"

Pete the Cat can't wait to drive the school bus all the way to school! This always popular cat is groovier than ever in this way-cool adaptation of the classic kids' song "The Wheels on the Bus."

Series Information

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.

Ages
2, 3, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - K
Lexile Measure
AD580L
DRA
12
Guided Reading
G
Publisher
HRP - HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

James Dean James Dean is an illustrator of children's books.
Eric Litwin Eric Litwin is an author of children's books.

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