The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle)
Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (2/1/2005)
a flower is told through the adventures of a tiny
seed. This mini-book includes a piece of
detachable seed-embedded paper housed on the
inside front cover. Readers can plant the entire
piece of paper and watch as their very own tiny
seeds grow into beautiful wildflowers.
Little Simon, 9781416979173, 36pp.
Publication Date: March 10, 2009
About the Author
Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of more than seventy books for very young children, including The Tiny Seed, Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, and his most well-known title, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the prestigious art school, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, 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 advertising agency. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, now considered a modern classic, has sold nearly fifty million copies and has been translated into sixty-five languages. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts in 2002. Eric Carle lives in the Florida Keys.