The Snowy Day (Paperback)

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    Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983) is the Caldecott Medal winning author of The Snowy Day, which broke ground in 1962 as one of the first picture books for young children to portray a realistic, multi-cultural urban setting. Since its initial publication, The Snowy Day has come to be regarded as both a children’s classic and one of the most important picture books ever written/illustrated. Ezra Jack Keats’ legacy lives on in the popularity of his most famous character, Peter—the star of The Snowy DayWhistle for WilliePeter's ChairA Letter to AmyGoggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at www.ezra-jack-keats.org
    Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal!


    No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
    The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.


    "Keats's sparse collage illustrations capture the wonder and beauty a snowy day can bring to a small child."—Barnes & Noble

    "Ezra Jack Keats's classic The Snowy Day, winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal, pays homage to the wonder and pure pleasure a child experiences when the world is blanketed in snow."—Publisher's Weekly

    "The book is notable not only for its lovely artwork and tone, but also for its importance as a trailblazer. According to Horn Book magazine, The Snowy Day was "the very first full-color picture book to feature a small black hero"—yet another reason to add this classic to your shelves. It's as unique and special as a snowflake."—Amazon.com

     

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    ISBN 9780140501827
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / City & Town Life
    Genre Detail Juvenile Preschool Ages 2-4
    Format Paperback
    Pages 32
    Publisher Date 1981-06-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Puffin
    Copyright Year 1962
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 9.0 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.25 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Picture Puffins
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Keats, Ezra Jack

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