Author(s): Ezra Jack Keats
A picture book showing a small boy's adventures on a snowy day - making tracks in the snow, smacking snow-covered branches, getting into a snowball fight, making a snowman. The book has won the Caldecott Award.
Winner of E.B. White Read Aloud Award (Picture Bk Hall of Fame) 2011.
Ezra Jack Keats (1916 1983) is the Caldecott Medal winning author ofThe 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 Dayhas 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 ofThe Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Peter's Chair, A Letter to Amy, Goggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online atwww.ezra-jack-keats.org"