Clementina’s Cactus is a Keats story unlike any other – it’s told entirely without words! Gorgeous watercolors set the scene, and you supply the text. And enjoy our read-aloud, words and all! Plus: Desert flora, cute cacti, rain makers, and more
Congratulations to the new EJK Book Award winners! Taking top honors are Don Tate as New Writer for Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton, and Phoebe Wahl as New Illustrator for Sonya’s Chickens. Read more about them and the new Honor Books!
Mini-Grant season is winding down, but there is still time to put together a great proposal. The 2016 winners will have a Keats theme for Ezra’s 100th birthday, so consider making your “thinking cap” a party hat!
Snowy Day Month has come and gone, but it’s hard to put those snowy days out of mind while winter is still with us. So we’re “celebrating” a little while longer. Enjoy our favorite moments of the year so far, shared with us by fellow Snowy Day fans.
Spend a day In the Park with Ezra—in New York, Paris, Madrid and Moscow! Written by Esther Hautzig, with lively illustrations by Keats, this “Excursion in Four Languages” is a charming, light-hearted romp.
The EJK Bookmaking Competition, open to all NYC public schools, is an incredible experience for every student (grades 3-12) and an invaluable teaching tool. Go to the DOE website to get started. Then let the creativity begin!
This year, let a Mini-Grant bring Ezra’s 100th birthday party to your community! Mini-Grants will be awarded exclusively to innovative programs informed by Ezra’s life and work. It’s all part of the Keats Centennial Celebration, and everyone’s invited!