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World of Eric Carle

Eric Carle's Animals Animals

Eric Carle's Animals Animals

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From leaping, flying fish to dancing butterflies, and camels that trollop along, Eric Carle's brilliant and colorful collage designs bring to life animal poems from such diverse sources as Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, Emily Dickinson, and Jack Prelutsky, as well as Bible verses, Japanese haiku, American Indian poems and more. This celebration of the wonder and variety of earth's animals is joyous...a book to be shared (Booklist, starred review).

Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: World of Eric Carle
Published: 09/01/1999
Pages: 96
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.96lbs
Size: 11.38h x 8.76w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9780698118553
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 10/11/1999 pg. 78

About the Author
Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children's Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art ( in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today.

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