Pete the Cat is back in New York Times bestselling artist James Deans picture book Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, written by Kimberly Dean. Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpynothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along.
Fans of Pete the Cat will love watching him take his positive outlook and transform a grumpy day into an awesome day! James lives in Savannah, Georgia, with his wife, four cats, and one dog. James Deans art has sold in more than ninety 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 lifes 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 childrens 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. In 2004, Kimberly & James Dean sat down at their kitchen table to work on a childrens book together. Their dream finally became a reality with the release of Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses.
Both left corporate jobs in the late nineties (James was an electrical engineer, Kimberly worked in the press office of the governor of Georgia) to pursue their passion for art, and they have experienced a life made up of strange and wonderful coincidences ever since. Pete the Cat has brought magic into their lives. They work in side-by-side studios in Savannah, sharing their home with five cats and Emma the pug.