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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Cow Who Fell in the Canal
by Phyllis Krasilovsky
from Dell Publishing
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
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)
$7.99
Noah's Ark
by Peter Spier
from Dell Publishing
Bible Stories for Preschool-2nd grade
1978 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$7.99
People
by Peter Spier
from Dell Publishing
Non-fiction for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Oversized Picture Books (Location: PIC-OVER)
$12.95
Peter Spier's Circus
by Peter Spier
from Dragonfly Books
for Preschool-1st grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$7.99
Star-Spangled Banner
by Peter Spier
from Yearling
American History for 2nd-6th grade
in Oversized History Books (Location: HISW-OVER)
$10.99
Tin Lizzie
by Peter Spier
from Trumpet Club
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
We the People
by Peter Spier
from Doubleday & Company
for 2nd-6th grade
in Government & Civics Resources (Location: GOV-REF)
$10.99