Synopses & Reviews
Here are three never-before-published Eric Carle board books about direction?gathered together in a smart, handsome slipcased package. One book features things above us, such as planes, clouds, rainbows, and the moon. A second book shows things on the Earth?s surface, like trucks, boats, and trees. The third book presents things that are below us, like roots, fish, and hibernating bears.
Each picture is paired with a simple noun-and-verb text that is perfect for teaching young children words and concepts. A clever tool for parents and teachers, this fun, colorful package also makes the ideal gift for Eric Carle fans of all ages.
A. B. C. D. Unfold the full-page flaps to reveal an ant, bear, camel, and duck! Eric Carles illustrated alphabet and animals make learning your ABCs as easy as . . . well, A, B, C!
What?s the opposite of ordinary? Eric Carle?s Opposites! Unfold the full-page flaps to explore opposites with the art of Eric Carle. Short and tall, big and little, over and under!
Eric Carle's animals are perfect for illustrating number concepts. One: giraffe. Two: giraffe and elephant. Three: giraffe, elephant, and bear. In this book, readers count all the way up to ten as each page has a corresponding number of animals to point out. The last page features a flip book of all the numbers to count out loud. The padded cover is perfect for little hands.
The delightful images from the All Around Us slipcase are now in this fun, interactive format. By lifting the big, sturdy flaps, young readers will learn new words and concepts through Eric Carle's bright, beautiful images and simple phrases. A perfect companion title for Eric Carle's ABC and Opposites.
About the Author
Eric Carle is the acclaimed and beloved creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 50 languages and sold over 33 million copies. Since the 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 110 million copies of his books have sold around the world. Eric Carle recently won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for Lifetime achievement in children's literature, and his books, as well as the new Eric Cale Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, continue to keep him at top momentum. Eric Carle has two grown-up children, a son and a daughter. With his wife Barbara, he divides his time between the Florida Keys and the hills of North Carolina. Visit him at www.eric-carle