Go on an amazing journey of discovery with the Very Hungry Caterpillar and learn fascinating facts about animals.
Take a tour of the animal kingdom and discover everything you need to know about creatures from elephants to ants in this colorful and charming first animal reference book.
Different chapters focus on different animal types, with a new critter every time you turn the page. Bite-size chunks of information are complemented by captivating illustrations by the World of Eric Carle, eye-catching photography, and simple how-it-works diagrams, while pull-out images and facts provide extra nuggets of interest. Young learners can find out all about koalas, armadillos, eagles, penguins, turtles, frogs, sharks, and butterflies and many, many more in this one-of-a-kind introduction to nature.
For lovers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
and all bright young minds, this is the ultimate must-have animal encyclopedia.
World of Eric Carle
World of Eric Carle nurtures a child’s love of literature and learning, encouraging imaginative play and exploration. Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and beloved by children worldwide for generations, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
, and other timeless storybooks, come to life in colorfully creative products, designed to inspire very hungry young minds.Eric Carle
is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
, has been translated into 66 languages and sold over 50 million copies. Carle illustrated more than 70 books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 152 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children’s Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (www.carlemuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. www.eric-carle.com