Friday, August 26, 2011

What's That Cat Got in Those Shoes???

Congratulations to
Eric Litwin
and
James Dean,
author and illustrator of

Pete the Cat:
Rocking in My School Shoes

#1 on the
New York Times Best Sellers List!!!

and

Pete the Cat:
I Love My White Shoes

#2 on the
New York Times Best Sellers List!!!

Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes has climbed to #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list to be published this Sunday.

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes has climbed to #2!




Eric and James will be Grand Marshals at the AJC Decatur Book Festival parade to be held on Sunday, September 4th.  Line up starts at 11:30 a.m.  Come wearing the shoes you love!  The rocking parade then starts at 11:45.  James and Eric will then be presenting on the Children's Stage at 12 noon.



The children's picture book that got knocked off the top of the list (where it had spent five weeks) is SkippyJon Jones, Class Action by Judy Schachner.  It's now #3.

Judy will be Grand Marshal at the AJC Decatur Book Festival parade to be held on Saturday, September 3rd.  Line up starts at 9:30 a.m. with the parade starting at 9:45.  She will then be presenting on the Children's Stage at 10 a.m.


Pete and Skippy.
Two cool cats on top of the world! 

While we are thrilled for Eric and James, you may be asking yourself why their books have been so phenomenally successful.  I wrote this appreciation last year just after HarperCollins published their first book.  I still think it's a pretty good piece.
Dave   

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