Quotes on Keats

Roscoe Orman


Through the eyes of Peter, grateful for a wintry day’s vacation from school, we can all see and relive some of our own childhood experiences with nature and the unencumbered imagination of innocence. My own memories of growing up in Bronx neighborhoods of the 1940s and ’50s allows me to easily relate to Peter’s exuberance when suddenly awakening to a winter wonderland. As a fledgling writer and illustrator for children, I’m in awe of Keats’s ability to magically enter the world of a child and allow him to tell his own story, as only a child can. It is no easy feat, and one of the signs of a true master storyteller!”