Signed first printing of this book about cheerful CAT introducing all her animal friends – with original drawing by Willems.
Mo Willems's art is minimalistic and expressive, hilarious and earnest. He began his career as a writer and animator for SESAME STREET, for which he earned six Emmy Awards – his successful shift into children's literature is not surprising. Willems's picture books have earned three Caldecott Honors, two Theodor Seuss Geisel Medals, and he was named the Kennedy Center's first educational artist-in-residence in 2019.
New York: Balzer + Bray, (2010). 9'' x 7.5''. Original color pictorial boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Illustrated in color. Unpaginated. Signed by Willems to blank facing title page, with original drawing of CAT. Boards with a couple pinpoint spots of soil. Bright.
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