New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings readers along for a hilarious ride with Pete the Cat! Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and decides that he never, ever wants to eat bananas again. But Pete really likes bananas! Will a rotten bite ruin Pete's love for this tasty fruit? This is a special paper-over-board commemorative edition celebrating the 60th anniversary of I Can Read books for beginning readers. Eight bonus pages recount I Can Read’s history, including a time line, never-before-seen sketches, and origin stories of beloved I Can Read characters. This beautiful edition is perfect for gift giving. Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.