Synopses & Reviews
Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats?s award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends. Now, for the first time, Peter?s Chair, A Letter to Amy, and Goggles! are available in paperback exclusively from Puffin. ?A well-loved character, a familiar childhood situation, and an urban setting are the components of this winning picture book, one of Keats?s best.? -- Booklist Ezra Jack Keats (1916?1983) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of over eighty-five books for children.
"A well-loved character, a familiar childhood situation, and an urban setting are the components of this winning picture book, one of Keats's best". -- Booklist
When Peter and his friend Archie find motorcycle goggles, some bigger boys try to take them away. Full color.
About the Author
Ezra Jack Keats (19161983) 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, Peterthe 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