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2 edition of Whistle for Willie. found in the catalog.

Whistle for Willie.

Ezra Jack Keats

Whistle for Willie.

by Ezra Jack Keats

  • 67 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

j-70006

The Physical Object
Pagination33 p.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249794M

WHISTLE FOR WILLIE By Ezra Jack Keats (Viking) Themes: Growing Up/Pets Grade Level: Pre-k-1 Running Time: 6 minutes, animated SUMMARY WHISTLE FOR WILLIE is about a boy named Peter who tries and tries to whistle. Peter wants to whistle so badly that he practices and practices until it finally hap-pens. In fact, just as Peter suspected, when he. If Peter could only learn to whistle, than his dog, Willie would hear him and come running. But nothing Peter does seems to help. He tries spinning around and around but it only makes him dizzy. He draws a long line with colored chalk; he walks along a crack in the sidewalk. He even wears his father's hat and tries running away from his own shadow!

Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats. 11 Total Resources View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Audio Excerpt from Whistle for Willie; Video Book Reading from Whistle for Willie; Grade; PK-2; Genre; Beginning Reader; Cultural Area; African American. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

For Peter, learning to whistle means being able to call his dog, Willie, and being a bit closer to those two magic words: grown up. Whistle For Willie by Ezra Jack Keats Select another store. When Whistle for Willie was first published in , The New York Times wrote "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world. and the shimmering heat of a summer's day." Now the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog, is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition, with reinforced pages, a handy trim size, and safe, rounded.


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When Whistle for Willie was first published inThe New York Times wrote "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world. and the shimmering heat of a summer's day." Now the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog, is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition, with reinforced pages, a handy trim size, and safe, rounded Cited by: Whistle for Willie.

Board Book Edition. To say I judged a book by its cover would be an understatement. I saw the long, skinny body and short legs of a dachshund walking off the cover of the spectacularly sweet story of a boy named Peter, and his dog Willie - and I fell in love.

The book is both written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats/5. In Whistle for Willie, Peter is a little older than he is in The Snowy Day. He wanders his neighborhood on a summer day, spinning around, playing, drawing a chalk trail on the sidewalk.

He decides to learn to whistle so he can call his dog, as he sees an older boy do. Peter tries and tries, but no sound comes out. Ezra Jack Keats wrote Whistle for Willie over 40 years ago, yet it remains as fresh and vibrant today as it did then. Keats' illustrations and story depicting a little boy who wants to learn to whistle for his dog is a wonderfully engaging picture story book for young children/5().

When Whistle for Willie was first published infew books featured African-American characters. Keats himself was born to struggling immigrant white Jewish parents, grew up poor in tenement Brooklyn, and is able to peer through Peter's eyes to 5/5.

One of many wonderful and beloved children's books by Ezra Jack Keats, Whistle for Willie is a simple story that perfectly captures the play-based learning that is essential to early childhood. The child engaging in such play is a character named Peter, a young boy who graces the pages of six of Keats' other stories as Size: KB.

As they learn the fundamentals of reading, maybe they will learn to whistle along the way. A Note to Teachers This lesson, adapted from “Whistle for Willie, by Ezra Jack Keats” (Family Education), provides an in-depth reading experience for beginners without writing, which is so challenging to kindergartners early in the school year.

Whistle for Willie is a children's picture book by American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats. Plot. The protagonist, Peter, wants to be able to call his dog Willie by whistling. Although it hurts him after a while he doesn't give up and eventually succeeds. Reception.

Whistle for Willie has been used to Author: Ezra Jack Keats. WHISTLE FOR WILLIE EZRA JACK KEATS Oh, how Peter wished he could whistle.

He saw a boy playing with his dog. Whenever the boy whistled, the dog ran straight to him. Peter tried and tried to whistle, but he couldn’t. So instead he began to turn himself around—around and around he and faster. About Whistle for Willie. When Whistle for Willie was first published inThe New York Times wrote “Mr.

Keats’ illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world. and the shimmering heat of a summer’s day.” Now the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog, is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition, with reinforced pages, a.

When Whistle for Willie was first published inThe New York Times wrote "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world. and the shimmering heat of a summer's day." Now the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog, is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition, with reinforced pages, a handy trim size, and safe, Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.

Since it was first published inWhistle 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 New York Times wrote: "Mr.

Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."4/4(6). "Whistle for Willie" is another timeless classic from the award winning author. My 3-year-old son could not get enough of this book from the time he was old enough to pull it from the bookcase.

The pictures are fun and imaginative, and the text puts you right in Peter's meandering, carefree by:   Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats in DOC, FB3, TXT download e-book.

Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Peter wishes he could whistle so he can call his dog, Willie.

Finally, after a day of playing around and practicing he succeeds. Teachers. Whistle for Willie. By Ezra Jack Keats — he captures perfectly a summer's day in the city as seen through the eyes of a Notable Children's Book. Whistle for Willie (Board Book): Keats, Ezra Jack: When Whistle for Willie was first published inThe New York Times wrote Mr.

Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world. and the shimmering heat of a summer's day. Now the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog, is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition, with. Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats This is a great book for motivation not giving up till you reach your goal.

Students could relate well to this. African Multicultural Children's Books. Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats Use Ezra Jack Keats's book Whistle for Willie to enhance children's reading abilities.

Discussion prompts, activities, and a vocabulary list will enrich and expand children's language and emergent literacy skills.

"Whistle for Willie" is a sweet book about a boy who wants to learn how to whistle so that his dog will go to him. In the end, he is able to whistle and call his dog. What I really like about this book are he illustrations and the determination Peter shows in the story.

I would use this in the classroom as a mentor text for making inferences/5(22). Whistle for Willie is a sweet book about a boy and his dog, but it also includes themes of bullying and problem solving. This comprehension focused book companion for the book includes materials to use before, during and after reading.

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My Book It Products are purposeful activities yet easy enough to leave with a substitute. One packet equals at 4/5(4).Ezra Jack Keats was a Caldecott Medal-winning picture book author and illustrator.

His books include Peter's Chair, Whistle for Willy, and the timeless classic The Snowy these activities and lessons to introduce students to Keats's work.Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats Peter is a little boy who wants to learn how to whistle so that he can call for his dog, Willie.

Peter tries as hard as he can, and eventually becomes a successful whistler.