The Many Faces of Pete the Cat

Pete the Cat plush dolls on an asphalt surface surrounded by child-like chalk doodles

At Brilliant Books, we are big fans of Pete the Cat.  Who could resist Pete's enthusiasm and cool cat demeanor?  We love reading about all his adventures, and we also love the plush toys that bring those stories to life and allow young readers to create their own adventures with Pete.  Let's take a moment to appreciate the many faces of everyone's favorite blue cat!  Which Pete is your favorite?


 

Of course, you have classic Pete:

Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs, yellow eyes, and a red heart on his chest. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker

 

There's Pete Jr., Big Pete, and Pete the Kitty:

Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs, yellow eyes, and a red heart on his chest. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker. He is thicker and shorter than the other Pete's, with small pink circles on his cheeks. Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs, yellow eyes, and a red heart on his chest. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs, yellow eyes, and a red heart on his chest. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker, and is smaller and skinnier than the other cats, with giant, circular eyes.

 

Button Pete (a puppet!) and Bedtime Pete:

Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs, yellow eyes, and a red heart on his chest. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker, and yellow coat with 4 buttons. Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs, yellow eyes, and a red heart on his chest. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker, and blue striped pajamas.

 

And who could forget Groovy Pete and Pizza Pete?

Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker, a tie-dye shirt, and shiny sunglasses  Pete the cat: a blue cat with long arms and legs. He wears one blue sneaker and one red sneaker, and a red striped shirt that says "I [heart icon] PIZZA"

 

So many Petes to pick from!  What adventure will he get up to next?  Here are a few to get you started.

 

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons Cover Image
By Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062110589
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - May 1st, 2012

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Cover Image
By Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061906220
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - March 2nd, 2010

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062275561
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - October 1st, 2013

Pete the Cat and the New Guy Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062275608
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - August 5th, 2014

Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Life Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062351357
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - April 7th, 2015

Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062304346
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - October 4th, 2016

Pete the Cat: 5-Minute Pete the Cat Stories: Includes 12 Groovy Stories! Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062470195
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperFestival - January 3rd, 2017

Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062404343
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - May 9th, 2017

Pete the Cat: 5-Minute Bedtime Stories: Includes 12 Cozy Stories! Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062953346
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - March 31st, 2020

Pete the Cat’s Groovy Guide to Kindness Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062974020
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - March 31st, 2020

Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock! Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062868558
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020