The Snowy Day (Peter, #1) by Ezra Jack KeatsWinner 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 childs 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.
Keatss sparse collage illustrations capture the wonder and beauty a snowy day can bring to a small child.—Barnes & Noble
Ezra Jack Keatss 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.—Publishers 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. Its as unique and special as a snowflake.—Amazon.com
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It was the first book Ezra Jack Keats both wrote and illustrated. It was the first time he used cut paper collage in his art. And it was the first time an African-American child starred as the hero in a full-color picture book. The Snowy Day has been praised and criticized since its publication in , but through it all, it has been overwhelmingly loved by its readers. My grandmother read this book to my mother, who read it to me. It's the story behind The Snowy Day and the life experiences that led Keats to create the book. Did you know that Peter, the main character from The Snowy Day , had more adventures?
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