Synopses & Reviews
"In this book sparkling with atmosphere, a small boy experiences the joys of a snowy day. The brief, vividly expressed text points out his new awareness".--"The Horn Book". A Caldecott Honor Book. Full color.
The Spanish language translation of the classic Caldecott Medal winner The Snowy Day
Es un dia de nieve y Peter va a descubrirla. Sale abrigado a la calle para pasear entre montones de nieve apilada y para ver a los ninos grandes jugar a tirarse bolas gigantes. Descubre los surcos que dejan sus pies en la nieve espesa y lo divertido que resulta hacer angeles de nieve.
"This translation of Keats's original Caldecott Medal winner captures the physical and emotional experiences of Peter and his delight in a snowfall." School Library Journal"
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