The Snowy Day (Board book)

By Ezra Jack Keats

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780670013258, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/19/2018)
Board book (1/1/1996)
Paperback (10/28/1976)
Hardcover (11/5/1962)
Paperback, Spanish (3/2/1991)
Hardcover (10/28/1976)
Prebound (10/28/1976)
Paperback (1/1/1991)
Compact Disc (2/28/1982)
Paperback (9/1/1999)
Hardcover (6/1/1999)

List Price: 12.99*
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A beloved classic in a perfect read-aloud format!

The year 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats's most recognized and beloved book. Now young readers can enjoy this Caldecott winner as a full-sized board book, perfect for bookstore storytime, classrooms and libraries, and read-alouds of all kinds. This big, sturdy edition will bring even more young readers to the story of Peter and his adventures in the snow.

About the Author

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