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Books on Film: Ezra Jack Keats + Mr. Rogers = Magic

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“Now with that music in the background, we’ll try to create some of our own color music.”

In 1972 Ezra Jack Keats visited Mister Rogers. They made some art together, and it was lovely and peaceful.

Credit to Ed Spicer/Nick Bruel on Facebook for the tip.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Judy Weymouth says:

    Two of my favorite people. Thank you.