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Jennifer and Josephine

Jennifer and Josephine
 

A rickety old car and a scrawny stray cat teach a lesson in the meaning of friendship.

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ISBN 9780395296080
Published 27 October 1980 by Cengage Learning, Inc
Format Paperback
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Author(s) Illustrated by Peet, Bill
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ISBN-13 9780395296080
ISBN-10 0395296080
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
Imprint Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date 27 October 1980
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Peet, Bill
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
General Picture Books
Number of Pages 46
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 7mm
Weight 350g
Interest Age 4-8 years
Reading Age 4-8 years
Library of Congress Vintage motor cars Fiction
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code E
Catalogue Code 158832

Description of this Book

A rickety old car and a scrawny stray cat teach a lesson in the meaning of friendship.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A warm-hearted amusing addition to Bill Peet's earlier books.

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Author's Bio

Bill Peet was the author of 34 books published by Houghton Mifflin. One of these, BILL PEET: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, was named a 1989 Caldecott Honor Book. All of Bill Peet's books published by Houghton Mifflin Company, including his first book for children published in 1959, HUBERT'S HAIR-RAISING ADVENTURE, remain actively in print today. In both his career as an author and illustrator of children's books and in his work as sketch artist and continuity illustrator at Walt Disney, Bill Peet created a menagerie of memorable characters. As he himself noted, I write about animals because I love to draw them. Most of my animal characters have human personalities, and some are much like the people I know. At Walt Disney, where Bill Peet worked for 27 years, he was a key participant in the production of classic films such as Fantasia, Sleeping Beauty, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, and 101 Dalmatians for which he was not only an artist, but the screenwriter as well. Bill Peet's signature style enabled him to create fast-paced stories of fantastical adventure delivered with warmth and laugh-out-loud hilarity. His unfailing humor did not, however, prevent him from addressing such poignant issues as kindness toward others and respect for the environment. Through the exploits of his characters, Peet offered his audience a chance to see themselves and their world through new eyes. At some point, Bill Peet once said, it occurred to me that drawing was something I couldn't possibly give up, and somehow it must be turned into a profession. He went on to not only fulfill his dream but to introduce generations of young readers to his delightful vision of humor, friendship and compassion.

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