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The Very Busy Spider (Step into Reading)

Eric Carle

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/18/2021)
Board book (8/16/1995)
Hardcover (3/6/1985)
Library Binding (6/1/2021)
Novelty book (10/5/2006)
Board book (3/3/2011)
Hardcover, Spanish (4/26/2004)
Prebound (2/20/2014)
Paperback (2/20/2014)
Hardcover (2/20/2014)
Board Book (9/1/2001)
Hardcover (5/1/1999)
Hardcover (3/15/1989)

Description

Join the Very Busy Spider and all her friends in this classic story, newly joining the premier reader line, Step into Reading!

A spider, blown by the wind to a fence post near a farm yard, begins to build her web and cannot be distracted from the task at hand--not by the horse, cow, sheep, goat, or dog. But when the rooster asks if she wants to catch a pesky fly, the busy spider is able to catch it in her web immediately!
 
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780593432280, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2021



About the Author

Born in the United States, Eric Carle was taken as a six-year-old child by his parents back to their native country, Germany. Later, he studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Academy of Applied Arts) in Stuttgart, and returned to New York in his early twenties as a graphic designer and artist. His many picture books are now known and loved by children around the world.
 
In 2002, Eric and his late wife, Barbara, opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, in Amherst, Massachusetts, where the works of distinguished picture book artists, nationally and internationally acclaimed, are exhibited in three spacious galleries.

Eric Carle passed away in 2021, at the age of 91.