Peter Spier

Peter Spier

Peter Spier is a Dutch-born American illustrator and writer who has created more than thirty children's books. Spier was born in Amsterdam, North Holland, and grew up in Broek in Waterland, the son of Jo Spier, a popular artist and illustrator, and Tineke van Raalte. His father Spier was Jewish and, during the Second World War, Peter was one of nine prisoners of Villa Bouchina and was later in Theresienstadt. After the war he studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam and joined the Royal Netherlands Navy for four years. The entire Spier family emigrated to the United States in 1950. Spier started his career as a commercial artist for advertising agencies and only later focused on writing and illustrating children's books.

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Bored - Nothing to Do!
by Peter Spier
from Doubleday Book For Young Readers
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Bored - Nothing to Do!
by Peter Spier
from Trumpet Club
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night
by Peter Spier
from Dragonfly Books
for Nursery-1st grade
1962 Caldecott Honor Book
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$6.79
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Junior Deluxe Editions
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, illustrated by Peter Spier
from Nelson Doubleday, Inc.
for 4th-8th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.25 (1 in stock)
Little Riders
by Margaretha Shemin
from HarperCollins
Historical Fiction for 4th-8th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.09 $2.98 (1 in stock)
Noah's Ark
by Peter Spier
from Dell Publishing
Bible Stories for Preschool-2nd grade
1978 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
People
by Peter Spier
from Dell Publishing
Non-fiction for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Oversized Picture Books (Location: PIC-OVER)
$11.01
People
by Peter Spier
1st edition from Doubleday & Company
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Oversized Picture Books (Location: PIC-OVER)
$6.80 (2 in stock)
Peter Spier's Circus
by Peter Spier
from Dragonfly Books
for Preschool-1st grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$6.79
Prince and the Pauper
Junior Deluxe Editions
by Mark Twain, illustrated by Peter Spier
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 4th-7th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Star-Spangled Banner
by Peter Spier
from Yearling
American History for 2nd-6th grade
in War of 1812 (Location: HISA-19WET)
$9.34 $6.00 (1 in stock)
We the People
by Peter Spier
from Doubleday & Company
for 2nd-6th grade
in Government & Civics Resources (Location: GOV-REF)
We the People
by Peter Spier
from Doubleday & Company
for 7th-8th grade
in New Nation (1783-1800) (Location: HISA-18NN)