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Whistle for Willie (Picture Puffin Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions of young readers with its nearly wordless text and its striking collage artwork depicting the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog. The New York Times wrote: "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."

Synopsis:

"Mr. Keats's illustrations boldy, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."--"The New York Times." ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

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 childrens 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 Day, Whistle for Willie, Peter's Chair, A Letter to Amy, Goggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at www.ezra-jack-keats.org

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140502022
performance Music:
Keats, Ezra Jack
performance:
Loretta Long.
Author:
Keats, Ezra Jack
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Picture books
Subject:
Ethnic - General
Subject:
People & Places - General
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Dogs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Whistling.
Subject:
Audiobooks collection.
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Picture Puffin Books Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 8
Publication Date:
19770231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
up to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 x 0.13 in 0.22 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , "Mr. Keats's illustrations boldy, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."--"The New York Times." ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations.

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