Eric Carle’s art work is instantly recognizable. It is created in collage technique
About His Art Work... *Instantly recognizable *Created by collage technique *Uses hand painted tissue paper he cuts and layers *Vibrant , brightly colored *Toy-like… flaps, holes, things to touch *Added dimension… die- cut life-like sounds, twinkling lights
About Eric Carle... *Born in Syracuse, New York 1929 *Moved to Germany when he was 6, and returned to the USA in 1952. *Has grown-up son and daughter. *Lives with his wife Barbara in Northern Massachusetts. *Educated and graduated from art School in Germany.
About His Books... * The Very Hungry Caterpillar is his best known. It has been translated into 30 different languages, and has sold over seventeen million copies. *More than 70 books have been illustrated by Eric Carle, most of which he wrote and have been best sellers. *Are brilliantly illustrated and designed for children.
Take a closer look... This all time favorite follows the very hungry caterpillar as it grows from egg, to cocoon, to beautiful butterfly. It teaches the days of the week, counting, good nutrition and more. It has striking pictures and cleverly die-cut pages that offer interactive fun for readers. The Very Hungry Caterpillar