Announcements Share AnnouncementEJK Summer Story HourPosted 6/6/2017Every Saturday in July and August at 2 p.m., storyteller Tammy Hall spins enchanting tales at the Peter and Willie statue in Prospect Park. It’s an NYC family tradition! EJK BookmakingSeason FinalePosted 6/5/2017Bookmaking winners were honored in four cities this year, the latest being NYC, where the awards were held on May 19. Click through for all the highlights, from candid shots to catalogue. AnnouncementPeter's an Emmy® Winner!Posted 5/5/2017The Snowy Day special earned two Daytime Emmys—Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program, and Music Direction and Composition! EJK Mini-GrantsMini-Grant Winners AnnouncedPosted 5/5/2017See who won an EJK Mini-Grant this year—and what sort of programs they proposed! EJK Book AwardBook Award HighlightsPosted 5/5/2017Deborah Pope reports on celebrating “the spirit of Keats” at the EJK Book Award at USM. EJK BookmakingCongrats, Bookmakers!Posted 5/5/2017First, there was Baltimore’s Bookmaking Awards, on May 6. Then NYC’s on May 19, with books on display until May 26 at Brooklyn Public Library. AnnouncementPeter's a TV Star!Posted 4/5/2017The Snowy Day, Amazon’s holiday special, has been nominated for five Daytime Emmys, including Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program! The awards will be held on April 28 and 30. EJK Book AwardGreetings from HattiesburgPosted 4/5/2017We’re honoring our 2017 winners at the EJK Book Award ceremony. Check back soon for highlights. EJK BookmakingBookmaking by the BayPosted 4/5/2017San Francisco’s fifth-annual EJK Bookmaking Awards are taking place on April 9. Can’t wait to see the winning books! EJK Book AwardThe EJK InterviewsPosted 3/9/2017We asked Micha Archer and Jeri Watts who inspired them, how they approach their work, and what it felt like to win the EJK Book Award. EJK Book Award2017 EJK Book Award Winners AnnouncedPosted 3/3/2017Congratulations to Jeri Watts, New Writer for A Piece of Home, and Micha Archer, New Illustrator for Daniel Finds a Poem, for taking top honors this year! Read more about Jeri and Micha, and the new Honor Books. EJK BookmakingIt's Bookmaking SeasonPosted 3/2/2017The award ceremonies kick off in Atlanta, where the first-year winners are celebrated on March 4. Check back to see their books! EventA Tribute to Ezra at the 92nd St. YPosted 3/2/2017Join us in New York for this free event! Andrea Davis Pinkney talks about writing and reads from A Poem for Peter, on March 13. Featured BookPeter's Chair Turns 50!Posted 3/2/2017This Keats classic never gets old. If you ever resented a little brother or sister or thought of running away, Ezra reminds you that you’re in good company. AnnouncementFind Us on FacebookPosted 2/7/2017That’s where we’ll be exploring African-American history, and more. Check us out—and like us! Recommended Reading10 Diverse Books To Look ForPosted 2/7/2017These picture books from 2016 feature diverse families and friends, with love and without comment. The Snowy DayJanuary Is Snowy Day Month!Posted 1/3/2017Our celebration is enriched by two amazing tributes: Amazon’s holiday special and Andrea Davis Pinkney’s A Poem for Peter. Plus, web features, festivities and a new YouTube playlist. EJK Mini-GrantsA $500 Mini-Grant & YouPosted 1/3/2017Are you dreaming up a creative program for your school or library? Would you like the funds to make it a reality? Apply for an EJK Mini-Grant! The deadline is March 31. Go for it! AnnouncementKeats Author Study KitPosted 1/3/2017With its great ideas, fun activities, vintage photos and must-know info, Ezra’s 100th birthday kit lives on as the basis for the ultimate author study—or a rockin’ party! Bye, Centennial!Posted 1/3/2017Our year-long 100th birthday celebration was too much fun to be forgotten! So our calendar and Party Reports remain available for revisiting photos, artwork and memories of a great day. Keats Centennial Celebration!Peter’s on Amazon Prime!Posted 11/17/2016Join Peter and his friends and family for The Snowy Day Holiday Special, on Amazon Prime! The all-star animated show is streaming now. Announcement2016 Holiday Gift GuidePosted 11/17/2016The best gift is the love of reading. Featured BookEzra’s Hidden TreasuresPosted 11/4/2016Happy 50th anniversary to God is in the Mountain, a beautifully illustrated selection of sayings from many spiritual paths. Discover a more ethereal side of Ezra in this unusual book. EJK Mini-GrantsGreat Mini-Grant ProgramPosted 11/3/2016A community awareness campaign in Frankfort, Indiana, to make posters of 50 distinguished Latinos ended up reaching thousands of people, making an impressive impact on this small town. EJK BookmakingBaltimore Makes BooksPosted 10/10/2016 The Baltimore EJK Bookmaking Competition is gearing up for its second banner year. This video shows what it takes to grow a great program.