Ezra Jack Keats' Death

Born (Birthday) March 11, 1916

Death Date May 6, 1983

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Children's Author

The children’s author Ezra Jack died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Born Jacob Ezra Katz in New York City, he grew up in poverty as the son of Polish-born Jewish immigrants.