EZRA JACK KEATS: Artist and Picture-Book Maker. Ezra Jack Keats, Brian Alderson.

EZRA JACK KEATS: Artist and Picture-Book Maker.

Pp. 224, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (several full page), notes, index; demy 4to; blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards faintly scuffed; dust wrapper; fore-edges of leaves faintly soiled; Pelican Publishing Company, Gretna, Louisiana, 1994. First edition. *American artist and author Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983) won the 1963 Caldecott Medal for The Snowy Day. 'As an artist, Keats was influenced by a number of classical and non-traditional art forms. In this biography, Alderson describes the origins of his craft and the challenges he faced to become a professional artist. From his days as a comic-book illustrator to his time studying in France to his break into the publishing world, each step of his career is described' [wrapper blurb]. Item #151056

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