Peter's Chair

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Harper & Row, 1967 - Juvenile Fiction - 33 pages
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The award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends from the Caledcott Medal-winning author, Ezra Jack Keats. Peter has a new baby sister. First his father paints Peter's old cradle pink, then his crib. Then his parents want to paint Peter's chair! "Let's run away, Willie," he says to his dog. And they do. This is a gentle and reassuring story about sibling rivalry.

"A more charming or contemporary child than Peter . . . is hard to bring to mind."--School Library Journal

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User Review  - ivettja - LibraryThing

Story is about a little boy who is very jelous because his little sister seems to be taking over his stuff like his crib, and stuff. And now it's time for his chair he doesn't want to give it up so he ... Read full review

User Review  - Laura F. - Overstock.com

My grandson loves this book. Durable board book withstands multiple multiple reads. Read full review

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About the author (1967)

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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