Statue honoring author given landmark status

A statue honoring the work of a legendary Brooklyn author and illustrator became a landmark Friday in Prospect Park.

A statue honoring the work of a legendary

A statue honoring the work of a legendary Brooklyn author and illustrator became a landmark Friday in Prospect Park. (June 11, 2016 11:22 AM)

A statue honoring the work of a legendary Brooklyn author and illustrator became a landmark Friday in Prospect Park.

The bronze statue of Ezra Jack Keats' characters Peter and his dog Willie at the Imagination Playground has been declared a literary landmark by the New York City Parks Department.

Keats passed away in 1983, and a celebration was held honoring his 100th birthday. Students...

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