Apt. 3

Apt. 3

by Ezra Jack Keats, Ezra Jack Keats
     
 

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Sam and his little brother Ben hear mysterious music in their apartment building, but they're not sure where it's coming from. They search every floor, but all they find are a lot of noisy people. But the blind man in apt. 3 is different; he's something special, and his music is something Sam and Ben won't soon forget.

"A pleasure to look at."-Saturday

Overview

Sam and his little brother Ben hear mysterious music in their apartment building, but they're not sure where it's coming from. They search every floor, but all they find are a lot of noisy people. But the blind man in apt. 3 is different; he's something special, and his music is something Sam and Ben won't soon forget.

"A pleasure to look at."-Saturday Review

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
In a dingy tenement building, the sounds of a harmonica intrigue two brothers and send them off in search of the musician. They find a blind man, and begin a friendship. PW's comment: ``Keats is no stranger to miracles, as two boys discover the miracle of music and the miracle of compassion in themselves.'' (All ages)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670883424
Publisher:
Viking Juvenile
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet 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 children’s 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 DayWhistle for WilliePeter's ChairA Letter to AmyGoggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at www.ezra-jack-keats.org

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
March 11, 1916
Date of Death:
May 6, 1983
Place of Birth:
Brooklyn, New York
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
Thomas Jefferson High School, New York City

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