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Birth Name: Jacob Ezra Katz

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: March 11, 1916

Date Of Death: May 6, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ezra Jack Keats was born on the 11th of March, 1916. He was famous for being a Children’s Author. Famous for his inclusion of multicultural characters and themes in his children’s books, as well as for his unique collage style of illustration, he won the 1963 Caldecott Medal for his now-classic picture book The Snowy Day. His other notable works include Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, Clementina’s Cactus, and Regards to the Man in the Moon.

Ezra Jack Keats was born in New York. During his high school years, he received a Scholastic painting contest honor and a school art award. Many years later, after serving in World War II, he became an illustrator for The New York Times Book Review and Reader’s Digest. His most famous children’s literature character, an African-American boy named Peter, is featured in seven books.

Ezra Jack Keats was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jacob Ezra Katz is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ezra Jack Keats kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ezra Jack Keats was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jacob Ezra Katz
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ezra Jack Keats was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ezra Jack Keats was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Ezra Jack Keats had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Ezra Jack Keats’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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