Books written by James Dean

Pete the Cat: Meet Pete

HarperFestival | October 3, 2017 | 18 pages
A fun new format for the youngest Pete the Cat fans: a tabbed board book! New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a brand-new fun format featuring everyone’s favorite groovy cat, Pete the Cat! With 8 colorful tabs, this sturdy board book will introduce the littlest Pete... More Info

Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map

HarperFestival | March 7, 2017 | 24 pages
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a fun, epic sea adventure with Captain Pete in Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map! Includes over 30 fun stickers. When Captain Pete discovers a treasure map, he and his crew are ready to set out and sail the seas to find the buried... More Info

Pete the Cat: Five Little Ducks

HarperCollins | January 24, 2017 | 32 pages
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Pete the Cat and the Surprise Teacher

HarperCollins | January 3, 2017 | 32 pages
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings readers in for a big school surprise in Pete the Cat and the Surprise Teacher. When Pete goes to school, he finds out his teacher is out sick and the substitute teacher is . . . his mom! It’s up to Pete to teach the teacher what... More Info

Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm Board Book

HarperFestival | March 8, 2016 | 32 pages
Sing along with Pete the Cat and his pals in the New York Times bestselling author James Dean's Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm as Pete and his friends take a trip to the barnyard. With a "cluck cluck" here and a "moo moo" there, meet all the animals in this brand-new board book edition.... More Info

Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Love

HarperCollins | December 22, 2015 | 48 pages
Love is in the air! Pete the Cat shares some groovy words from the heart in this fun collection of all his favorite famous quotes about living an awesome life filled with love. This cool cat adds his heartfelt take on well-known classics, from Vincent van Gogh to Virgil to Ovid to Charles Dickens,... More Info

Pete the Cat: Robo-Pete

HarperFestival | October 6, 2015 | 24 pages
When Pete's friends don't want to play the same games as he does, Pete has a great idea—he'll build a robot that's just like him! But when Robo-Pete gets a little out of control, Pete realizes the best thing about his friends is that no matter what they like to play, it's always fun when they're... More Info

Les Roues de L'autobus

September 1, 2015 |
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Pat Se Fait Beau Pour L'école

August 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Pat le chat veut porter des vêtements cool pour aller à l'école. Après avoir écouté toutes les suggestions de son entourage, il se rend compte qu'il vaut mieux choisir selon ses propres goûts. Pat le chat can't decide what to wear to look cool at school. Pat learns it's not what you wear,... More Info

Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus Board Book

HarperFestival | June 23, 2015 | 32 pages
Join Pete the Cat and his pals in New York Times bestselling author James Dean’s Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus as they head to school in this groovy version of “The Wheels on the Bus”—now in board book format, perfect for little hands!  More Info

Pete the Cat: Construction Destruction

HarperFestival | March 24, 2015 | 24 pages
Pete the Cat builds a playground in New York Times bestselling artist James Dean's Pete the Cat: Construction Destruction. When Pete sees that the playground is in bad shape, he gets a totally groovy idea—make a new playground! Pete calls in construction workers and cement mixers, backhoes and... More Info

Pete the Cat: Rock On, Mom and Dad!

HarperFestival | March 10, 2015 | 24 pages
Rock out with Pete the Cat in New York Times bestselling artist James Dean's Pete the Cat: Rock on, Mom and Dad!, complete with stickers, cards, and a poster! Mom and Dad do so much for Pete that he wants to thank them with a special surprise. But what can Pete do that will show Mom and Dad how... More Info

Pete the Cat: Cavecat Pete

HarperFestival | January 20, 2015 | 24 pages
Meet Cavecat Pete in New York Times bestselling artist James Dean's latest Pete the Cat adventure! Pete lives happily among the dinosaurs. He's friends with everyone. But when Pete organizes a picnic with all his friends and some herbivores and carnivores can't seem to get along, it's up to Cavecat... More Info

Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch

HarperCollins | February 26, 2013 | 32 pages
In this cool beginning reader, Pete uses creativity to create a delicious sandwich and then teaches readers about the joy of sharing with friends. Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child. Don't miss Pete's other... More Info

Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana

HarperCollins | September 30, 2014 | 32 pages
Join Pete the Cat in New York Times bestselling author James Dean's I Can Read! beginning reader Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana. In this hilarious new title, 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... More Info

Pete the Cat and the New Guy

HarperCollins | August 5, 2014 | 40 pages
Pete the Cat is back in Pete the Cat and the New Guy by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean. There's a new guy in town, and Pete can't wait to meet him. After all, more friends mean more fun. But who can he be? When Pete finally meets Gus, he realizes they're very different... More Info

Pat à la Plage

Les editions Scholastic | June 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Pat le chat, le chat le plus cool du monde, est prêt pour une nouvelle aventure. Dans ce nouveau livre, Pat passe la journée à la plage. Il s'amuse beaucoup, mais il fait vraiment trop chaud. Pat pourrait se rafraîchir dans l'océan mais l'océan est intimidant. Son frère lui propose... More Info

Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach

HarperCollins | May 21, 2013 | 32 pages
It's a hot summer day, and Pete and his mom and brother are going to the beach! Pete loves the beach, but the waves make the water look scary. When his brother Bob offers to give him a surfing lesson, will Pete give it a try?  More Info

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 1, 2012 | 40 pages
Pete the cat loves the buttons on his shirt so much that he makes up a song about them, and even as the buttons pop off one by one, he still finds a reason to sing. 150,000 first printing.  More Info