The Eric Carle Ready-to-Read Collection (Paperback)
Have You Seen My Cat?; The Greedy Python; Pancakes, Pancakes!; Rooster Is Off to See the World; A House for Hermit Crab; Walter the Baker (The World of Eric Carle)
Simon Spotlight, 9781481416320, 160pp.
Publication Date: September 30, 2014
This convenient Ready-to-Read carry-along boxed set of six beloved Eric Carle classics includes paperback editions of Have You Seen My Cat?; The Greedy Python; Pancakes, Pancakes!; Rooster is Off to See the World; A House for Hermit Crab; and Walter the Baker. Each story is filled with Eric Carle’s trademark collage-style illustrations that have made him one of America’s most beloved artists. Parents love Eric Carle as much as kids do, and these six books in a portable boxed set make a perfect gift!
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.