Ezra’s Books: The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day

Viking, 1962

In 1963 The Snowy Day won the Caldecott, introduced the character of Peter in his red snowsuit, and helped bring greater diversity into mainstream children’s book publishing by being embraced across social and ethnic boundaries. Beloved by generation after generation, The Snowy Day, with its vivid, contemporary illustrations and text, has become one of the most beloved and iconic American children’s books.

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