About the Author
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 and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over twelve million copies. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than sixty books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote.
From the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes a brilliant new board book for the artist in us all.
Every child is an artist waiting to emerge, and this vibrant picture book from Eric Carle will help bring them forth. The artist in this book paints the world as he sees it, just like a child. There’s a red crocodile, an orange elephant, a purple fox, and a polka-dotted donkey. More than anything, there’s imagination. Filled with some of the most magnificently colorful animals of Eric Carle’s career, this new board book edition is a tribute to the creative life and celebrates the power of art.
- Board book
- 22 pages
- Published: 2013
- Recommended for ages 1–3
“A testimony to Carle’s gifts…” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Simple and splendid.” —Booklist, starred review
“Another masterpiece from a master artist.” —School Library Journal