Synopses & Reviews
Enter Eric Carle's fantasy tale of two children escaping a giant through secret passageways, trapdoors, and underground tunnels -- complete with Eric Carle's trademark collage illustrations and with clever double-sided lift-the-flaps.
Master storyteller Eric Carle spins an old-fashioned fairy tale in this exciting novelty book packed with flaps and die-cuts. Full color.
About the Author
Eric Carle is the author and illustrator of more than seventy books for children, many of them bestsellers. Born in Syracuse, New York, he moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Stuttgart before returning to the United States, where he worked as a graphic designer for The New York Times and later as art director for an international advertising agency. His first two books, 1,2,3 to the Zoo and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, gained him immediate international recognition. The latter title, now considered a modern classic, has sold more than 30 million copies and has been translated into forty-eight languages. Eric Carle and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between the mountains of North Carolina and the Florida Keys.