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 eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world. Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote. Eric and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between the Florida Keys and the hills of North Carolina.
Praise for The Very Busy Spider:
* "A beautifully executed work for the very young that satisfies the needs of both visually handicapped and sighted children without losing its artistic integrity."--The Horn Book, starred review
* "Both sighted and blind children will follow the action with ease . . . Visually and verbally, this is a winner."--Booklist, starred review