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 been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children's Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (www.carlemuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. www.eric-carle.com
It's Christmas with The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
Christmas is. . . sharing with others . . . giving gifts with love . . . enjoying the magic of the season
Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of Christmas and all the ways to wish the ones you love a wonderful holiday. This delightful little book features Eric Carle's bright and distinctive artwork of favourite things, from sparkling stars and snowy scenes, with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. The perfect gift for little ones this Christmas.
|Happy Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar
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