A Poem for Peter
A Poem for Peter The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day By Pinkney, Andrea Davis Book - 2016

This is the biography of Ezra Keats who wrote The Snowy Day. I found his life so interesting. Teachers could use this book, in the classroom, in so many ways. Keats' family life was influenced by anti-semitism and racism. He had many struggles but overcame them all to be one of the most influential children's writers of his time. Funny thing for me - when I was a child, I never noticed Peter's skin colour. I think like all children, I loved the fun of the snow and the illustrations. The Snowy Day is one book, I love to read, every winter.

Check this book out to find out about the life of Ezra Keats!

Here is the link to the original book, The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats.


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