Eric Carle

Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children's book author and illustrator who is most famous for his book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 47 languages. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 88 million copies of his books have sold around the whole world.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's book written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969.[1] The winner of many awards,[2] it has sold 30 million copies and reportedly a copy of the book is sold every 30 seconds somewhere in the world.[3] It is highly popular and has been praised for its use of easy-to-read words which makes it good for teaching young children to read. The book contains 225 words and large, colourful illustrations. It follows a caterpillar as it eats its way through a wide variety of foodstuffs before he finally pupates and emerges as a beautiful butterfly.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Pappa can you get the moon for me!

A simple story, briefly told, which revolves around the waxing and waning of the moon. Monica asks Papa to bring her the moon, that she might play with it. By dint of "a very long ladder" and a mountain, Papa reaches the moon, waits until it becomes smaller, and obligingly retrieves it. Of course the moon continues to shrink and soon disappears, but a few nights later Monica sees it once again in the sky, where it begins to grow anew

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The Mixed Up Chameleon!

A bored chameleon wishes it could be more like all the other animals it sees, but soon decides it would rather just be itself.

The Mixed Up Chameleon

The Very Quiet Cricket!

The Very Quiet Cricket