Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning
author and illustrator of books for very young children including
his most well-known title The Very Hungry Caterpillar. With
his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle co-founded The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.
Eric Carle divides his time between the Florida Keys and the hills of North Carolina.
%%%Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award winning author/illustrator of books for very young children. He was born in New York, but spent his early life in Germany. He returned to the States in his early twenties and worked as a graphic designer for the New York Times. He went on to be the art director of an advertising agency before he began writing and illustrating children's books. Eric lives in Massachusetts with his wife Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.
A good translation of this much-loved picture book. Children will be fascinated by the caterpillar's varied diet and miraculous transformation into a beautiful butterfly.
Author-illustrator Eric Carle narrates his own classic tale The Very Hungry Caterpillar in a new, oversize board book-with-CD edition. (Philomel, $14.99 ages 1-up ISBN 978-0399-24745-3; Apr.) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.