Despite being a cat lover, when I first came across Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, I wasn’t sure if I would like the book. A cat wearing shoes isn’t unusual in a picture book but after my first reading I wasn’t able to get a feel for the book. However when I read it with my storytime group they went nuts, demanding that I read the book over and over.
Now I love Pete the Cat and his antics. I love his white shoes, his positivity and just how groovy Pete keeps it.
The book lends itself to so many things: signing the colors, singing as Pete encounters each obstacle and just encouraging readers that everything will be all right.
Here is me reading this great book from Eric Litwin, illustrated by James Dean.
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