What's Your Favorite Animal? (Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your Favorite #1) (Hardcover)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805096415, 40pp.
Publication Date: January 21, 2014
Everybody has a favorite animal. Some like little white dogs or big black cats or hoppy brown bunnies best. Others prefer squishy snails or tall giraffes or sleek black panthers. With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 14 children's book artists share their favorite animals and why they love them.
- Eric Carle
- Nick Bruel
- Lucy Cousins
- Susan Jeffers
- Steven Kellogg
- Jon Klassen
- Tom Lichtenheld
- Peter McCarty
- Chris Raschka
- Peter Sís
- Lane Smith
- Erin Stead
- Rosemary Wells
- Mo Willems
About the Author
Eric Carle is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. Born in the United States, he spent some time in Germany where he studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Stuttgart. His work has won many awards and has been published in more than a dozen countries around the world. He is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and illustrator of Bill Martin, Jr.'s Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Praise For What's Your Favorite Animal? (Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your Favorite #1)…
“Showcasing 14 contemporary (mainly American) picture-book illustrators, this handsome volume asks the title question and devotes a double-page spread to each artist's answer.” —Booklist
“This menagerie offers picture-book lovers of all ages a glimpse into each creator's style, personality and brand of humor.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A varied and engaging omnibus that offers real insight into the lives and personalities of these artists.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative. . .” —The New York Times Book Review on The Very Hungry Caterpillar
“Carle's signature jewel-toned tissue paper and acrylic collages are simple enough for youngest onlookers to appreciate, yet filled with subtleties to delight adult eyes. . .” —Publishers Weekly on Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
“The contemporary classic, beloved of preschoolers and beginning readers alike.” —The Horn Book Guide on Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?