Peter's Chair

Peter's Chair

by Ezra Jack Keats

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Overview

From the Caldecott Medal-winning author of The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats, Peter's Chair is a picture book classic about a sibling rivalry.

Peter, the hero of many of Ezra Jack Keats' award-winning books, has a new baby sister. When she arrives, his parents paint his old baby furniture pink for the new baby. There's only one thing they haven't painted yet, though: his little blue chair. He'll do whatever it takes to save it—even run away! This is a gentle and reassuring story about sibling rivalry and a perfect gift for any family expecting a new baby.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140564419
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 08/01/1998
Series: Picture Puffin Books Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 24,275
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.16(d)
Lexile: 390L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 5 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 DayWhistle for WilliePeter's ChairA Letter to AmyGoggles, 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

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