Ezra Jack Keats
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Ezra Jack Keats

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.

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    • The Snowy Day

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Jane Harvey
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Peter wanders around his neighborhood enjoying the snowy city weather....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nostalgic Present

    • By Angela on 10-19-08

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Whistle for Willie

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Jane Harvey
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Peter wants to learn to whistle so he can call his dog, Willie....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love the illustrations that play with the audio!

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-10-18

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Peter's Chair

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Jane Harvey
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    With the addition of a baby sister, Peter faces growing up....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cute classic

    • By THoward on 12-30-16

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Maggie and the Pirate

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Erin Kiley
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    When Niki, a pet cricket, is discovered missing, Maggie and her friends set out to determine his whereabouts....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Where are the pictures?

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $0.99

    • The Trip

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Charles Turner
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Louie constructs a shoebox diorama and uses his imagination to visit his old neighborhood....

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Goggles!

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Holder
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Peter and his friend Archie call upon faithful dog Willie to outsmart a gang of tough bullies....

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Pet Show!

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Terry Alexander
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Archie needs to come up with a pet in a hurry for the neighborhood pet show....

    Regular price: $1.95

    • A Letter to Amy

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Dynan Paschal
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Peter is having a birthday party....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love the illustrations that play with the audio!

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-12-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Whistle for Willie

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Quincy Tyler Bernstine
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions with the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog....

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Whistle for Willie

    • By: Ezra Jack Keats
    • Narrated by: Loretta Long
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    For Peter, learning to whistle means being able to call his dog Willie, and being a bit closer to those two magic words; grown up....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • worth the $

    • By Sarah on 07-05-15

    Regular price: $0.99

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