Children’s author and musician, Mr. Eric., has been a favorite around our house since we first saw him in a tiny venue that held about 15 children. If you don’t know Mr. Eric yet, you will be glad to meet him! He is funny and creative and makes your children happy to be learning, singing, and dancing!
His first book, Pete the Cat (I Love My White Shoes) is a New York Times Best Seller and is a huge hit in preschool and kindergarten classes! The story is about a cat with new white shoes who steps in a few messes along the way “…but keeps walking along and singing his song~because it’s ALL GOOD.”.
So many children will be so happy to know that there is a NEW Pete the Cat book now! I am often asked for ideas for gifts for teachers, and I think this would make a great teacher gift for the children to enjoy in their classrooms! Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes
If your children haven’t discovered Pete the Cat yet, I highly recommend introducing them to the first book and watch them light up with excitement! Be sure to download the song that goes with it! You will all enjoy the fun! Of course, add the new book to their collection and let the fun continue!
Mr. Eric has several CDs that are fantastic finds for your children. Our two favorites are~
The Big Silly With Mr. Eric and Smile at Your Neighbor
I also happened upon some gummy sneakers by Fiona’s Sweetshoppe in San Francisco…
These will make the gift complete! I found these at Williams Sonoma.
The Pete the Cat books engage children through repetition and with engaging pictures drawn by artist James Dean.
Eric Litwin is a fantastic entertainer and travels the country performing shows in schools and libraries. We were lucky enough to have him perform at my children’s school and their birthday parties. “Mr. Eric” brings out the happiness in all of his shows…
For those of you in the Atlanta area, Mr. Eric has developed The Learning Groove as a means of teaching children all about music and offering a morning of entertainment with your children! Classes are taught throughout the year!
Thanks, Mr. Eric and James Dean, for sharing your enthusiasm and creativity with us! It is always a pleasure to find a book that your children love to read again and again! And, the catchy tunes bring a smile to us all!
It’s all good…
Mr Eric can be found here…