Eric Carle is the creator of more than seventy picture books for young readers.
Eric Carle was born in New York, USA. However, when he was just six, he moved with his parents to Germany. In 1952, after graduating from the prestigious Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart, he fulfilled his dream of returning to New York.
Eric Carle has received many distinguished awards and honours for his work, including, in 2003, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his lifetime contribution to children's literature and illustration.
In 2002, fifty years after Carle's return to the United States, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art was opened in Amherst, Massachusetts. Here visitors of all ages can enjoy, in addition to Eric Carle's work, original artwork by other distinguished children's book illustrators from around the world.
Eric Carle es el creador de más de setenta libros ilustrados para niños.
Nació en Syracuse, Nueva York, pero a los seis años de edad se trasladó con sus padres a Alemania. En 1952, tras graduarse de la prestigiosa Akademie der Bildenden Künste de Stuttgart, logró cumplir su sueño de regresar a Nueva York.
Ha recibido muchos e importantes premios y distinciones, entre ellos el Laura Ingalls Wilder Award en 2003, por su aportación global a la literatura y a la ilustración infantil.
En 2002, cincuenta años después de su regreso a los Estados Unidos, se inauguró en Amherst, Massachusetts, el Museo Eric Carle de Libros Ilustrados, donde se exhibe, además de la obra completa de Eric Carle, un buen número de originales de los más destacados ilustradores de libros infantiles del mundo entero.
I should have checked this one out at the library first. Bought it for our 2 1/2 yr old grand-twins.. On 16 pages, the grouchy ladybug asks the animals she meets, "Hey you. Read morePublished 3 days ago by FHarrell
But I find it tedious and dread having to read it (wife feels the same). Also, its hard to turn the tinier pages with two toddlers on my lap. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Plunderer
This is a great book--I love reading it to kids...it has a great message that is easy to get across to them. They love it!Published 1 month ago by Viktoria
This was a favorite book of my now 15 year old son. We read this book countless times. He always found it to be so much fun. Now my stepson loves it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The storyline of this book is based on a grouchy ladybug asking every animal it encounters if it "wants to fight". Read morePublished 2 months ago by Katie S.