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Bill Peet was born William Bartlett Peed on January 29, 1915 in Grandview, Indiana. He graduated from the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis. In 1937, he began his artistic career at Walt Disney Studios. While there, he worked on several feature films including Fantasia, Sleeping Beauty, Song of the South, Alice in Wonderland, and Peter Pan. He was both an artist and the screenwriter for several films including Cinderella, 101 Dalmatians, and Sword in the Stone. While working at Disney, he also wrote his own children's books and eventually left to become a full-time writer. His first book, Hubert's Hair-Raising Adventure, was published in 1955. During his lifetime, he wrote and illustrated 35 children's books including The Pinkish, Purplish, Bluish Egg; The Whingdingdilly; Chester the Worldly Pig; and Luckiest One of All. His book, Bill Peet: An Autobiography, was named a Caldecott Honor Book in 1989. He died on May 11, 2002 at the age of 87. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Wump World… (more)
The Wump World 1,040 copies, 15 reviews
The Caboose Who Got Loose 968 copies, 6 reviews
Alice in Wonderland [1951 animated film] (Screenwriter) 778 copies, 13 reviews
The Ant and the Elephant 724 copies, 6 reviews
Dumbo [1941 animated film] (Screenwriter) 683 copies, 4 reviews
101 Dalmatians [1961 film] 681 copies, 8 reviews
Chester the Worldly Pig 666 copies, 9 reviews
Capyboppy 662 copies, 8 reviews
Bill Peet: An Autobiography 583 copies, 7 reviews
The Sword in the Stone [1963 animated film] (Screenplay) 573 copies, 2 reviews
The Whingdingdilly 559 copies, 4 reviews
Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent 542 copies, 2 reviews
Kermit the Hermit 522 copies, 5 reviews
Big Bad Bruce 434 copies, 10 reviews
Farewell to Shady Glade 395 copies, 6 reviews
Cowardly Clyde 370 copies, 1 review
Huge Harold 286 copies, 2 reviews
The Pinkish, Purplish, Bluish Egg 272 copies, 2 reviews
Buford the Little Bighorn 272 copies, 1 review
Hubert's Hair-Raising Adventure 270 copies, 3 reviews
Cock-a-Doodle Dudley 253 copies, 3 reviews
Randy's Dandy Lions 240 copies, 1 review
Smokey (Author) 206 copies, 5 reviews
Ella 197 copies, 4 reviews
Zella, Zack and Zodiac 197 copies, 1 review
Jennifer and Josephine 191 copies, 2 reviews
Eli 164 copies, 2 reviews
The Gnats of Knotty Pine 152 copies, 2 reviews
No Such Things 141 copies, 4 reviews
Merle the High Flying Squirrel 134 copies, 2 reviews
Fly Homer Fly 130 copies, 1 review
Pamela Camel 129 copies
The Luckiest One of All 128 copies, 2 reviews
Encore For Eleanor 110 copies, 1 review
The Kweeks of Kookatumdee 109 copies, 1 review
Jethro and Joel Were a Troll 90 copies, 1 review
The Three Caballeros [1944 film] (Writer) 62 copies, 2 reviews
Countdown to Christmas 53 copies, 1 review
Goliath II 12 copies
A Knight for a Day [1946 animated short film] (Screenwriter) 3 copies, 1 review
Soup 1 copy
Cinderella [1950 film] (Author) 896 copies, 3 reviews
Fantasia [1940 film] (Writer) 436 copies, 4 reviews
Mickey and the Beanstalk [1947 film] (Screenwriter) 27 copies
Call of the Yukon [1938 film] (Screenwriter) 4 copies
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