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Peter's Chair (Picture Puffin) [Paperback]

By Ezra Jack Keats (Author)
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Item description for Peter's Chair (Picture Puffin) by Ezra Jack Keats...

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.

Publishers Description
Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats's award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends. Now, for the first time, "Peter's Chair, A Letter to Amy," and "Goggles " are available in paperback exclusively from Puffin. A more charming or contemporary child than hard to bring to mind.? -- "Library Journal"

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Puffin
Pages   40
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 9.25" Height: 8"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 1998
Publisher   Puffin
Age  3-8
ISBN  0140564411  
ISBN13  9780140564419  
UPC  051488006992  

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More About Ezra Jack Keats

Ezra Jack Keats Ezra Jack Keats (March 11, 1916 – May 6, 1983) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books. He won the 1963 Caldecott Medal for illustrating The Snowy Day, which he also wrote. It is considered one of the most important American books of the 20th century.

Keats is best known for introducing multiculturalism into mainstream American children's literature. He was one of the first children’s book authors to use an urban setting for his stories and he developed the use of collage as a medium for illustration.

Ezra Jack Keats lived in the state of New York. Ezra Jack Keats was born in 1916 and died in 1983.

Ezra Jack Keats has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Ezra Jack Keats Treasury
  2. Picture Puffin Books
  3. Picture Puffin Books (Hardcover)
  4. Puffin Easy-To-Read: Level 2
  5. Viking Kestrel Picture Books

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Authors & Illustrators, A-Z > ( K ) > Keats, Ezra Jack
3Books > Subjects > Children > Issues > New Sibling
4Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Family Life > New Baby > Fiction
5Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Multicultural Stories > African-American
6Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Social Situations > Emotions & Feelings > Fiction
7Books > Subjects > Children > Series > Early Reader
8Books > Subjects > Children > Literature

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Peter's Chair - the best for sibling issues  Aug 31, 2007
My daughter is over thirty years old. But when she got "Peter's Chair" at 18 months, she asked that it be read to her - over and over - so much that she could open the book, turn the pages, and "read" it to herself. She did it almost verbatim except came up with the word "crocogator" when she saw Peter's favorite play animal. The story is about Peter's acceptance of the fact that his new sister was with the family to stay. Ezra Jack Keats's books are all good, but this is my favorite to give to any child who has a new sibling.
great book  May 20, 2007
One of my favorite all of Keats books. Great for children who have a new sibling in the home.
Pull Up a Chair  Sep 22, 2005
This is a wonderful story with delightful illustrations about a young boy who is feeling displaced because he has a baby sister on the way. He is upset to see his old layette painted pink for baby Susie and his infant toys passed down to her.

The one thing that has escaped the fate of the pink paint is his old toddler chair. Peter stashes his chair away and later sets up a clever trap to fool everyone into thinking he is hiding behind the curtains. Peter tries to reclaim his old seat, but he has long outgrown it.

Sadder, but wiser, he accepts his new sister and even gives her a prized gift. This is a wonderful classic!
One of Ezra Jack Keats Best Books  Jul 30, 2005
I don't know what ken32 is talking about but Peter's Chair has nothing to do with gender difference. It is about a boy, Peter, who is disgruntled at the change that is occuring around the house for his new baby sister Susie. Peter sees that his baby items are being painted over in pink, which is the color that will identify if the baby is going to be a girl. Babies don't care what color their furniture is.
But Peter feeling that everything he has is going to be given to his sister, takes his childhood chair and runs away from home. But he realizes that he isn't a little boy anymore. He is a boy but not a baby. He has to accept change in the household when a sibling is born. Peter is not seen as a spoiled brat. He just doesn't want to have to give in to Susie. Peter learns a valuable lesson and is willing to help his family any way he can.
Ezra Jack Keats, rest in peace, is a good storyteller. His stories are centered around the urban areas. He doesn't paint a negative view of the city. He rather illustrates it as a community of supporting and close-knit citizens. His books dispel the media misconception of the dying city.
We Loved This Story!  May 27, 2004
This story is about Peter who has a new baby sister. He is very jealous and doesn't want to share his things. Peter finally gives her his old chair that is too small for him. We liked this story because Peter learns to be a good big brother. You should read this story because the pictures are really nice.

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