Peter's chair

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Harper & Row, 1967 - Juvenile Fiction - 33 pages
23 Reviews
When Peter discovers his blue furniture is being painted pink for a new baby sister, he rescues the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away.

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The illustrations are WONDERFUL! - Goodreads
I love the colors in the pictures and the details. - Goodreads
Cute illustrations also. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Asalyn Holliday - Goodreads

Like Love You Forever I think this book would be good for learning about growing up and adapting to change. I think this book is very easy to relate to and is very relevant to the lives of many ... Read full review

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User Review  - Crystal Jackson - Goodreads

Ezra Jack Keats is one of my favorite books. Children who have siblings will be able to relate to this story. Teachers and/or parents should encourage their children to have a discussion about how this book can relate to them. Read full review

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About the author (1967)

Ezra Jack Keats was born Jacob Ezra Katz in Brooklyn, New York on March 11, 1916. He was a mural painter for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) for three years before taking a job as a comic book illustrator. During World War II, he joined the United States Air Corp and was a camouflage pattern designer. After the war, he changed his name to make his Jewish heritage less noticeable. He wrote and/or illustrated more than 85 children's books. The first book he illustrated was Jubilant for Sure by Elizabeth Hubbard Lansing, which was published in 1954. The first book he wrote was My Dog is Lost, which was published in 1960. His other works include Pet Show and The Snowy Day, which won a Caldecott Medal in 1963. He was also awarded the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for outstanding contributions in the field of children's literature in 1980. He died of a heart attack on May 6, 1983.

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