Eric Carle





Eric Carle

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in Syracuse, New York, The United States
June 25, 1929

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Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children's book author and illustrator, most famous for his book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 30 languages. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 71 million copies of his books have sold around the world.



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Average rating: 4.19 · 555,059 ratings · 13,040 reviews · 193 distinct works · Similar authors
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 229,464 ratings — published 1969 — 124 editions
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The Very Busy Spider
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 26,792 ratings — published 1950 — 30 editions
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The Grouchy Ladybug
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 23,240 ratings — published 1977 — 41 editions
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The Very Quiet Cricket
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 14,878 ratings — published 1990 — 17 editions
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From Head to Toe
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13,837 ratings — published 1997 — 30 editions
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The Mixed-Up Chameleon
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 13,190 ratings — published 1975 — 23 editions
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A House for Hermit Crab
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 8,372 ratings — published 1987 — 21 editions
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The Tiny Seed
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 8,235 ratings — published 1970 — 24 editions
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The Very Lonely Firefly
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 6,978 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 3,016 ratings — published 1986 — 21 editions
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More books by Eric Carle…
My Very First Book of Colors My Very First Book Of Shapes My Very First Book Of Numbers My Very First Book Of Words My Very First Book of Anima... My Very First Book of Anima... My Very First Book of Motion
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“We have eyes, and we're looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important.”
Eric Carle

“On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami, one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie, one sausage, one cupcake, and one slice of watermelon

That night he had a stomach ache.”
Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar

“He built a small house, called a cocoon, around himself. He stayed inside for more than two weeks. Then he nibbled a hole in the cocoon, pushed his way out and...

he was a beautiful butterfly!”
Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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