The Eric Carle Mini Library
A Storybook Gift Set
Publication Date: October 27, 2009
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This padded box set of Eric Carle's classic tales includes full-length mini editions of Rooster's Off to See the World, Papa Please Get Me the Moon, Pancakes Pancakes, and A House for Hermit Crab. Each mini-book slips into a sleeve bound into a padded cover featuring Carle's signature colors and patterns. The set ties together with two different brightly colored satin ribbons adding a whimsical touch to this sweet collection of stories.
This perfectly proportioned portable box set will be an essential addition to the libraries of Eric Carle fans, young and old!
Eric Carle is the author and illustrator of more than seventy books for children, many of them bestsellers. Born in Syracuse, New York, he moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Stuttgart before returning to the United States, where he worked as a graphic designer for The New York Times and later as art director for an international advertising agency. His first two books, 1,2,3 to the Zoo and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, gained him immediate international recognition. The latter title, now considered a modern classic, has sold more than 30 million copies and has been translated into forty-eight languages. Eric Carle and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between the mountains of North Carolina and the Florida Keys.