- 2,363 ratings
- April 29th 1985
by HMH Books for Young Readers
(first published March 1st 1966)
- Date of birth: January 29, 1915
- Died: May 11, 2002
- Born: in Grandview, Indiana, The United States.
- Description: Bill Peet was an American children's book illustrator and a story writer for Disney Studios. He joined Disney in 1937 and worked on The Jungle Book, Song of the South, Cinderella, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, The Sword in the Stone, Goliath II, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Dumbo, Pinocchio, Fantasia, The Three Caballeros, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and other stories.
After successes developing short stories for Disney, Peet had his first book published, Hubert's Hair Raising Adventure.