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Bill Peet (1915–2002)

Auteur van The Wump World

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Over de Auteur

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, toon meer 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) toon minder


Werken van Bill Peet

The Wump World (1970) 1,148 exemplaren
The Caboose Who Got Loose (1971) 1,060 exemplaren
The Ant and the Elephant (1980) 805 exemplaren
101 Dalmatians [1961 film] (1961) — Writer — 756 exemplaren
Chester the Worldly Pig (1978) 730 exemplaren
Capyboppy (1976) 713 exemplaren
The Sword in the Stone [1963 film] (1963) — Screenwriter — 632 exemplaren
Bill Peet: An Autobiography (1989) 625 exemplaren
The Whingdingdilly (1970) 609 exemplaren
Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent (1975) 608 exemplaren
Kermit the Hermit (1965) 586 exemplaren
Big Bad Bruce (1977) 477 exemplaren
Farewell to Shady Glade (1966) 435 exemplaren
Cowardly Clyde (1979) 424 exemplaren
The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock (1972) 389 exemplaren
Huge Harold (1974) 308 exemplaren
Hubert's Hair-Raising Adventure (1959) 306 exemplaren
Buford the Little Bighorn (1967) 299 exemplaren
The Pinkish, Purplish, Bluish Egg (1963) 296 exemplaren
Cock-a-Doodle Dudley (1990) 272 exemplaren
Randy's Dandy Lions (1964) 259 exemplaren
Smokey (1962) — Auteur — 233 exemplaren
Ella (1964) 223 exemplaren
Zella, Zack and Zodiac (1986) 218 exemplaren
Jennifer and Josephine (1967) 210 exemplaren
Lambert de Leeuw (1970) — Illustrator — 204 exemplaren
Eli (1978) 181 exemplaren
The Gnats of Knotty Pine (1975) 166 exemplaren
No Such Things (1983) 159 exemplaren
Merle the High Flying Squirrel (1974) 147 exemplaren
Fly Homer Fly (1969) 142 exemplaren
Pamela Camel (1984) 142 exemplaren
The Luckiest One of All (1982) 135 exemplaren
Encore For Eleanor (1981) 126 exemplaren
The Kweeks of Kookatumdee (1985) 118 exemplaren
Jethro and Joel Were a Troll (1795) 96 exemplaren
The Three Caballeros [1944 film] (1944) — Writer — 65 exemplaren
Countdown to Christmas (1972) 62 exemplaren
Mickey and the Beanstalk [1947 short film] (1947) — Screenwriter — 29 exemplaren
Goliath II (1959) 13 exemplaren
What the Painter Sees (1996) 4 exemplaren
A Knight for a Day [1946 short film] (1946) — Screenwriter — 3 exemplaren
Lambert the Sheepish Lion [1952 short film] (1952) — Screenwriter — 3 exemplaren
Bjørnen Bisse (1991) 2 exemplaren
Der Dingdongdilli 2 exemplaren
Karoline og Katinka (1977) 1 exemplaar
Vår vän Capy (1985) 1 exemplaar
Kære gamle julemand (1989) 1 exemplaar
Historien om julemandens sæk (1980) 1 exemplaar
Soup 1 exemplaar
The Little House [1952 short film] (1952) — Screenwriter — 1 exemplaar

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Cinderella [1950 film] (1950) — Auteur — 1,021 exemplaren
Alice in Wonderland [1951 film] (1951) — Screenwriter — 863 exemplaren
Dumbo [1941 film] (1941) — Screenwriter — 752 exemplaren
So Dear to My Heart [1948 film] (1949) — Writer — 43 exemplaren
Call of the Yukon [1938 film] — Screenwriter — 4 exemplaren
Susie the Little Blue Coupe [1952 short film] (1952) — Original story — 1 exemplaar


Algemene kennis




According to legend, only someone with the purest character and inner strength can pull the enchanted sword from the stone and claim the throne of England. Armed with newfound confidence and the power of friendship, a young orphan named Wart discovers his destiny and learns, with the help of the wizard Merlin, the best magic is the kind found inside the soul.
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A raccoon and his other wildlife friends must leave Shady Glade because the bulldozers are coming. They set off to find another Shady Glade.
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2023 - 1970’s Immersion Reading Challenge

The Wumpy World by Bill Peet (1970) 44 pages.


I’m starting the new year off with 6 Bill Peet children’s books from the ‘70s. These will all be donated to Bridge City Elementary School

Putting aside today’s political scam on “climate change” to coerce a move towards a one world government, this book actually does show the truth about humans and our destructive ways here on earth…except this takes place on Wump World.

The author should have devoted more than one page about the cute little Wumps and their carefree life before the Pollutians from Pollutus came and destroyed everything so kids can connect and really feel sorry for them. Otherwise, a good little story.
… (meer)
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2023 - 1970’s Immersion Reading Challenge

Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent by Bill Peet (1975) 46 pages.


What kid wouldn’t enjoy a sweet little sea serpent adventure story?

After being called a sissy by a shark, Cyrus decides to prove him wrong and makes plans to sink a ship and have a little fun with the passengers. But, when a ship full of poor people seeking their fortune come upon a few troubles at sea, Cyrus takes heart and decides to save them and even helps to fulfill their journey.… (meer)
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