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Eric Carle Classicsby Eric Carle
Synopses & Reviews
This bind-up collects three beloved Eric Carle picture books. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Pancakes, Pancakesandlt;/iandgt;, Jack is hungry for a a big, delicious pancake breakfast. But first, his mother needs flour from the mill, an egg from the black he, milk from the spotted cow, and butter churned from fresh cream. Will it ever be time for breakfast and that large pancake? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Walter the Bakerandlt;/iandgt;, Walter is famous for his breads, rolls, cookies, tarts, and pies, and the and Duchess especially love his warm sweet rolls. But one day the cat spills the milk, and Walter is forced to serve the Duke and Duchess rolls made with water. After one bite the Duke throws down his roll in disgust and summons Walter to the castle. He threatens to banish the baker unless he can take the same dough and make a good-tasting roll that the rising sun can shine through three times. Will Walter succeed in his task, or will he have to leave his town forever? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;The Tiny Seedandlt;/Iandgt; is Eric Carleand#8217;s classic story of the life cycle of a flower, told through the adventures of a tiny seed. Young readers will cheer the seedand#8217;s progress as it floats across the sky, nestles in the ground, and finally grows into a giant flower.
About the Author
Eric Carle well-known creator of many beloved picture books for small readers and listeners, including such classics as Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Tiny Seed, Rooster's Off to See the World, A House for Hermit Crab, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He is especially celebrated for his unique ability to combine learning with pleasure. Children delight in the distinctive beauty of his illustrations — richly layered collages in glowing colors — and they love his entertaining stories, which invite them to make their own discoveries in a natural, joyful way.
Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle received much of his education in Germany. He is a graduate of the Akademie der bildenden KÜnste in Stuttgart, where he learned about Goethe's color theory and complementary colors. Eric Carle has two grown children. He and his wife live in western Massachusetts.
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