The Snowy Day — Ezra Jack Keats

Metro Canada (Ottawa) - - Scene -

Re­print edi­tion from Puf­fin. This 1963 Calde­cott Medal win­ner is the tran­quil story of a city boy named Peter who bun­dles up for crunchy out­door ad­ven­tures af­ter dis­cov­er­ing it snowed overnight. Cutouts, wa­ter­colours and the Brook­lyn-born cre­ator’s clas­sic col­lage work. It’s con­sid­ered the first full-colour pic­ture book to fea­ture an African-Amer­i­can pro­tag­o­nist.

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