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The Eric Carle Gift Set - a book by Carle, Eric

The Eric Carle Gift Set

The Tiny Seed; Pancakes, Pancakes!; a House for Hermit Crab; Rooster's off to See the World

The Eric Carle Gift Set( )
Author: Carle, Eric
Illustrator: Carle, Eric
Series title:The World of Eric Carle Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Little Simon
Imprint:Little Simon
Book Format:Board book
List Price:USD $34.99
Book Description:

Four favorites from Eric Carle are available in one gift set! This sturdy boxed set of four bestselling Eric Carle titles includes board editions of The Tiny Seed, Pancakes, Pancakes!, A House for Hermit Crab, and Rooster’s Off to See the World. Each story is filled with Eric Carle’s trademark collage-style illustrations that have made him one of America’s most beloved artists. Parents love Eric Carle as much as kids do,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7 x 3.5 Inches
Book Weight:2.721 Pounds
Author Biography
Carle, Eric (Author)
Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school.

After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes! His title The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. His title Brown Bear Brown Bear What to You See? made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. In 2015 he made The New Zealand Best Seller List with Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar.


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