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1001 Stories Collection

Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons

1001 Pete The Cat And His Four Groovy Buttons
Added on 08th August 2020

Author Eric Litwin
First published 2012
Publisher Harper Collins

Pete the Cat loses one of the buttons from his favourite shirt.

Story

So much more than a counting book, this story follows Pete the Cat who is wearing his favourite shirt with its 4 groovy buttons. When one of the buttons falls off, what will Pete do?

Why we chose it

Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons has long been a favourite at our early years story sessions and demonstrates one of our four core values – to be brave and resourceful.

Where it came from

Eric Litwn refers to himself as a “recovering” teacher. He set out to blend music and literacy together to make it more fun for young children learning to read.

Where it went next

The story won the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award 2013

Associated stories

Other Pete the Cat books include Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes and Pete the Cat Saves Christmas.

Eric Litwin is also the author of the Groovy Joe books, illustrated by Teom Lichtenheld about a guitar playing dog. Litwin has written songs and created dances to accompany the books.

Added on 08th August 2020

Author Eric Litwin
First published 2012
Publisher Harper Collins