Bill Martin Jr, was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet, and held a doctoral degree in early childhood education. Eric Carle's many innovative books have earned him a place in the canon of classic children's literature. Their four books together remain popular with teachers and parents and display an enduring ability to speak directly to children.
"Teachers will smile with delight when they see this wonderful book, and students are sure to utter the familiar request, 'Have you got another one like this one?'" --School Library Journal, starred review"A splendid successor to Brown Bear." --Publishers Weekly