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"The Bill Peet Storybook Menagerie" at The Art Institute of Chicago Kraft Education Center

August 23, 2008 – May 24, 2009

Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Avenue (Kraft Education Center, Galleries 15–16)
Chicago, IL 60603

United States

312-857-7161; familyprogramsartic.edu.

Type: Fair/Festival

Web site: http://www.artic.edu/aic/calendar/event?EventID=5503&EventTypeID=3

Events: http://www.artic.edu/aic/exhibitions/exhibit…

Description: Overview: After a 27-year career working as Walt Disney’s principle animator and main “storyman,” Bill Peet devoted himself full-time to writing and illustrating children’s books. Along with sketches and storyboards from his Disney days, this exhibition features original works of art from 14 of Peet’s 34 published books, including Buford the Little Bighorn, The Caboose Who Got Loose, Capyboppy, Chester the Worldly Pig, Cowardly Clyde, Ella, How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head, Kermit the Hermit, Pamela Camel, The Wump World, and the Caldecott Honor Book Bill Peet: An Autobiography.

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