Whistle for Willie

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About the Author

Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983) is the Caldecott Medal winning writer of The Snowy Day, which broke ground in 1962 as probably the most 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 considered both a children’s classic and one of the vital vital picture books ever written/illustrated. Ezra Jack Keats’ legacy lives on within 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. Seek advice from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at www.ezra-jack-keats.org

Since it used to be first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions of young readers with its simple writing and its striking collage artwork depicting the tale of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog. The New York Times wrote: “Mr. Keats’s illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the kid, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer’s day.”