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James Dean

University of Arizona BookStores

James Dean's art has sold in more than 90 galleries and shops across the United States. He has devoted his paintings to Pete the Cat for ten 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 art work, in 2006. He illustrated his first self-published children’s book, "Pete the Cat I Love my White Shoes," written by Eric Litwin,
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, Kimberly.

His most recent work is "Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas."

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Scheduled events:
Let's Party with Pete the Cat
Party with the author of the best-selling Pete the Cat books. Join us for fun and games.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: James Dean
Moderator: Jill Wadsworth

Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas
Children / Teens
September 2018
ISBN 9780062675279
48 pages
$12.99, INSTORE
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A brand-new Pete the Cat Christmas picture book! Pete and his friends are rockin’ and groovin’ while counting down the days to Christmas! Who needs five golden rings, when you can have five onion rings? Join Pete and the gang for one-of-a-kind holiday cheer. More/less

Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate
Children / Teens
May 2018
ISBN 9780062675408
40 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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This groovy series from New York Times bestselling team James and Kimberly Dean introduces Pete the Cat before he was Pete the Cat. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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