Eric Carle is the internationally acclaimed author/illustrator of books for very young children. He has worked as a graphic artist for the New York Times and various advertising agencies. He now works freelance and is concerned with the transition of the child from the home to the school environment. Eric lives in Massachusetts, USA. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art opened 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.