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 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 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 in Amherst, MA, 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.

Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold a copy a minute since publication. With distinctive, collage-like illustrations and educational content, this picture book is renowned for its description of a caterpillar transitioning into a butterfly.

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Title: A House for Hermit Crab, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Author: Bill Martin Jr.
Paperback $24.95 $27.95 Current price is $24.95, Original price is $27.95.
Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Thank You, Teacher from The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Author: Eric Carle
Hardcover $8.99 $9.99 Current price is $8.99, Original price is $9.99.
Title: I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Slide and Find, Author: Bill Martin Jr.
Title: The Grouchy Ladybug, Author: Eric Carle
Title: From Head to Toe, Author: Eric Carle
Title: The Tiny Seed, Author: Eric Carle
Title: You're My Little Baby: A Touch-and-Feel Book, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? / Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? (English/Spanish Bilingual board book), Author: Bill Martin Jr.
Title: All About The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear? sound book, Author: Bill Martin Jr.
Title: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? My First Reader, Author: Bill Martin Jr.
Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Snowy Hide & Seek: A Finger Trail Lift-the-Flap Book, Author: Eric Carle
Board Book $11.49 $12.99 Current price is $11.49, Original price is $12.99.
Title: The Very Busy Spider: A Lift-the-Flap Book, Author: Eric Carle
Title: Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (Book & CD), Author: Eric Carle
Title: I Love Mom with The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Author: Eric Carle
Title: The Very Quiet Cricket, Author: Eric Carle

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