Whistle for Willie: Book & Plush Dachshund Gift Set

About the Author

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, multicultural 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’s 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.

Whistle for Willie: Book & Plush Dachshund Gift Set

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Ezra Jack Keats

Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions of young readers with its nearly wordless text and its striking collage artwork depicting the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog. The popular character Peter first appeared in the Caldecott Medal-winning title The Snowy Day, which broke ground in 1962 as one of the first picture books for young children to portray a realistic, multicultural urban setting. This gift set brings the story to life, with a cute and friendly stuffed dog designed for even the youngest child.

  • Softcover
  • 9 x 7.5 inches
  • 32 pages
  • Published: 1977
  • Recommended for ages 3–7
  • Plush: 16 inches; surface wash only; safe for children of all ages


Editorial Reviews

“Mr. Keats’ illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer’s day.” —New York Times

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