Peter Spier

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Peter Spier


Born
in Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 06, 1927

Died
April 27, 2017

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Peter Spier has established himself as one of the most gifted illustrators in this county. His Noah's Ark was the 1978 Caldecott Award winner, while The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night was a Caldecott Honor book in 1962. The firs two books in his widely acclaimed Mother Goose Library, London Bridge Is Falling Down! and To Market! To Market! were winner and runner-up respectively for the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. The Erie Canal and Noah's Ark both won Christopher Awards, while Gobble, Growl, Grunt received Honorable Mention in the first Children's Science Book Award program, sponsored by the New York Academy of Science.

Born and educated in Amsterdam, Mr. Spier came to New York in 1952 after serving in the Royal Dutch Navy and working for
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Average rating: 4.13 · 14,047 ratings · 1,186 reviews · 61 distinct worksSimilar authors
Noah's Ark

4.12 avg rating — 5,833 ratings — published 1977 — 20 editions
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People

4.32 avg rating — 1,867 ratings — published 1979 — 25 editions
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The Fox Went Out on a Chill...

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3.96 avg rating — 1,446 ratings — published 1961 — 22 editions
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Peter Spier's Rain

4.23 avg rating — 581 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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The Star-Spangled Banner

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4.16 avg rating — 455 ratings — published 1973 — 36 editions
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Peter Spier's Christmas!

4.37 avg rating — 342 ratings — published 1983 — 12 editions
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Oh, Were They Ever Happy!

4.38 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1978 — 4 editions
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Bored - Nothing to Do!

4.38 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 1978 — 8 editions
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Peter Spier's Circus

3.97 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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The Erie Canal

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4.13 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 1970 — 8 editions
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