Everyone is talking about the neighborhood pet show, and Archie can't wait. His friends are bringing dogs and birds, and he is going to enter the cat who lives near by. But when it's time to go, the cat is nowhere to be found. The contest is about to start. What can Archie do?
"The succinct, satisfying story is illustrated with vibrant, brilliantly colored paintings." (Booklist)
Author Biography: Caldecott Medal recipient Ezra Jack Keats died in 1983 after completing more than 85 books for children.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 Years|
About 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 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
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