The snowy day (Book, 1962) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The snowy day

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 winner
picture books
Picture books
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Livres d'images
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
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.


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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