Bill Peet

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Author: Bill Peet


Illustrator: Bill Peet


PEET, Bill. Bill Peet. An Autobiography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. 8vo, [ii] 190pp. Blue cloth pictorially stamped in black. Yellow endpapers; b&w illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (no medal affixed). Signed by the author/artist, Caldecott Honor Artist Bill Peet.

First edition. 1990 Caldecott Honor Book! From working as an animator for Disney Studios, where he was the top writer/illustrator on such beloved films as Dumbo, Fantasia, Cinderella, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, The Sword in the Stone, and One Hundred and One Dalmations, to creating his beloved children’s books, Bill Peet had a truly fascinating life. In this gorgeously illustrated, award-winning autobiography, written for his young fans, Peet walks us through his life with humor, imagination, and wonder.