It's hard for a little kid to get noticed in a neighborhood full of busy people. And Louie isn't looking for just anyone to notice him -- he's looking for a father. Louie's story, as meaningful today as it was when first published more than twenty years ago, proves that love can be found in the most unusual places.
Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983) is the Caldecott Medal winning author of The Snowy Day, which broke ground in 1962 as one of the first picture books for young children to portray a realistic, multi-cultural urban setting. Since its initial publication, The Snowy Day has come to be regarded as both a children's classic and one of the most important picture books ever written/illustrated. Ezra Jack Keats' legacy lives on in the popularity of his most famous character, Peter--the star of The Snowy Day," " Whistle for Willie," " Peter's Chair," " A Letter to Amy," " Goggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at www.ezra-jack-keats.org