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Ezra Jack Keats : a biography with illustrations / Dean Engel and Florence B. Freedman.

By: Engel, Dean, 1943-.
Contributor(s): Freedman, Florence B. (Florence Bernstein).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Silver Moon Press, c1995Edition: 1st Silver Moon Press ed.Description: 81 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1881889653; 9781881889656.Subject(s): Keats, Ezra Jack -- Juvenile literature | Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Children's stories -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature | Illustration of books -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Ezra Jack Keats.; Online version:: Ezra Jack Keats.DDC classification: 741.6/42/092 | B
Incomplete contents:
A bottle of ink -- Running away -- Tzadik -- Neighborhood friends -- The depression -- Discoveries -- Newspaper clippings -- The inker -- A place of his own -- Paris artist/New York illustrator -- The snowy day -- Ezra's legacy.
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996Summary: A biography of the award-winning author and illustrator, Ezra Jack Keats.
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Includes index.

A biography of the award-winning author and illustrator, Ezra Jack Keats.

A bottle of ink -- Running away -- Tzadik -- Neighborhood friends -- The depression -- Discoveries -- Newspaper clippings -- The inker -- A place of his own -- Paris artist/New York illustrator -- The snowy day -- Ezra's legacy.

American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996

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Gr 3-6‘Engel and Freedman, both friends of the deceased artist, have produced a simply and lovingly written biography, said to be based on their conversations with Keats and on his autobiographical essays. They trace his beginnings in Brooklyn, NY, as Jack Ezra Katz, and describe his early years during the Depression and the obstacles he had to overcome to realize his dream of becoming an artist. Appropriately, the text is accompanied by his paintings, sketches, and illustrations from some of his more than 20 children's books. Readers are treated to beautiful full-color reproductions from such titles as The Snowy Day (Viking, 1962), Goggles! (Aladdin, 1987), The Trip (Morrow, 1987), Louie's Search (Four Winds, 1984), and Apt. 3 (Aladdin, 1986). Unfortunately, the book has neither a bibliography nor endnotes. Nonetheless, this attractive, oversized volume is a must read for Keats's many fans and a marvelous way to introduce (or reintroduce) children to his work.‘Carol Jones Collins, Montclair Kimberley Academy, NJ (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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