Garfield as Himself

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Ballantine Books, 2004 - Humor - 192 pages
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The perfect holiday gift for fans of the world's favorite feline, this rollicking collection includes three books in one: Here Comes Garfield, Garfield on the Town, and Garfield Gets a Life!

When Garfield hits the town, you can see the impact for miles. Now in this special collection, the funniest, feistiest, coolest cat of all time gets his own musical, spends a night with the toughest cat gang around, and sets out to add a little spice to Jon's boring life. When Garfield finds adventure, you've just got to go along for the ride!

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Jim Davis was born on July 28, 1945, in Marion, Indiana. He later attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he distinguished himself by earning one of the lowest cumulative grade point averages in the history of the university. (Incidentally, a fellow classmate named David Letterman earned the other). The Garfield strip was born on June 19, 1978, syndicated in forty-one U.S. newspapers. Today it's syndicated in more than 2,100 newspapers worldwide with more than 200 million readers, leading Guinness World Records to name Garfield The Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World. Davis has had many successes with Garfield, including four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program and induction into the Licensing Hall of Fame (1998), but his most prized awards are from his peers in the National Cartoonist Society: Best Humor Strip (1981 and 1985), the Elzie Segar Award (1990), and the coveted Reuben Award (1990) for overall excellence in cartooning.

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