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The snowy day

Author: Ezra Jack Keats
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1962.
Series: Caldecott medal book, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
The adventures of Peter, a little boy in the city on a very snowy day. No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than this book. With its universal appeal, the story has become a favorite with millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. -- Publisher description.

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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Caldecott Medal
Picture books
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keats, Ezra Jack.
Snowy day.
New York, Viking Press [1962]
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ezra Jack Keats
ISBN: 0670654000 9780670654000 9781591127468 1591127467 9780670062591 0670062596 0670654019 9780670654017 0590030310 9780590030311 0140501827 9780140501827
OCLC Number: 184411
Performer(s): Read by Linda Terheyden.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1963
Target Audience: AD500; AD500L; Structure indicator: 80 (high); Syntactic indicator: 80 (high); Semantic indicator: 70 (middle); Decoding indicator: 70 (middle)
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 24 cm
Series Title: Caldecott medal book, 1963.
Responsibility: Ezra Jack Keats.
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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  Read more...


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Praise for The Snowy Day:"Keats made Peter's world so inviting that it beckons us. Perhaps the busyness of daily life in the 21st century makes us appreciate Peter even more-a kid who has the luxury Read more...

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