A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day

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A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Illustrations by Lou Fancher, Steve Johnson

First Release:

March 2017

ISBN: 9780425287682

Andrea Davis Pinkney’s lyrical narrative tells the inspiring story of a boy who pursued a dream, and who, in turn, inspired generations of other dreamers. Information about Ezra Jack Keats’s legacy. List of books written and illustrated by Keats. Sources. Full-color illustrations were rendered in acrylic, collage, and pencil, using images from The Snowy Day; Peter’s Chair; Hi, Cat; and Jennie’s Hat.

 
  • ISBN: 9780425287682
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Viking
    Page Count: 60
    Trim Size: 9 1/2" x 10 1/2"
    Illustrators: Lou Fancher, Steve Johnson
    Lexile: Level: 620L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017
    Sydney Taylor Award, 2017 Silver Medalist
    Genre: Nonfic
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