Most widely held works about Eric Carle
Most widely held works by Eric Carle
The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle ( Book )
359 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 35 languages and held by 5,531 libraries worldwide
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.
Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see by Bill Martin ( Book )
126 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 21 languages and held by 5,026 libraries worldwide
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
The very busy spider by Eric Carle ( Book )
77 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 4,162 libraries worldwide
The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness. The pictures may be felt as well as seen.
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear by Bill Martin ( Book )
56 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,870 libraries worldwide
Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.
The grouchy ladybug by Eric Carle ( Book )
85 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 3,857 libraries worldwide
A grouchy ladybug, looking for a fight, challenges everyone she meets regardless of their size or strength. It's the Grouchy Ladybug's 20th birthday.To celebrate, we are introducing a new, larger format edition with brighter, more colorful pages created from Eric Carle's original artwork using the latest reproduction technology. The Grouchy Ladybug is bigger and brighter, as irascible but irresistable as ever and will surely delight new generations of readers, as well as her devoted fans of all ages. Happy Birthday, Grouchy Ladybug!
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, what do you see by Bill Martin ( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,504 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text present ten different endangered animals.
The very quiet cricket by Eric Carle ( Book )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 3,307 libraries worldwide
A newly hatched cricket has a problem getting his wings to chirp. A very quiet cricket who wants to rub his wings together and make a sound as do so many other animals finally achieves his wish. The cricket's sound is reproduced at the end of the book. Annotation. A small cricket hatches "one warm day," and the other insects greet him. Though the little guy wants very much to respond, nothing happens when he rubs his wings together. Finally, as night falls, he spies another cricket and attempts to greet her. "And this time - he chirped the most beautiful sound that she had ever heard." As usual, Carle's art is lovely and his story is simple and satisfying. But this book has something The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Very Busy Spider didn't have: an electronic chirping mechanism activated by the turning of the last page.
A house for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle ( Book )
63 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 3,227 libraries worldwide
A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates and enhances with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels. Poor Hermit Crab! He's outgrown his snug little shell and has to find a new home. And he does, with help from some friends who make the move less scary. Children facing change in their own lives will relate to Hermit Crab's story-and learn a lot about the fascinating world of marine life along the way. Hermit Crab's problem is that he keeps outgrowing things. When he outgrows his first shell-house, he's a bit scared. The next one he finds is big enough -- but depressingly bare. To his happy surprise, all sorts of beautiful and useful undersea neighbors come to his aid and decorate and protect his home. Finally, the new house is perfect but now it, too, has become too small! Once again, Hermit Crab must move on. But this time he is not only bigger -- he is more self confident. While he is sorry to leave his friends and his familiar shell behind, he now sees the future as full of exciting possibilities.
The tiny seed by Eric Carle ( Book )
67 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,169 libraries worldwide
A simple description of a flowering plant's life cycle through the seasons.
From head to toe by Eric Carle ( Book )
61 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 3,146 libraries worldwide
Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals; presented in a question and answer format.
The mixed-up chameleon by Eric Carle ( Book )
66 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 3,078 libraries worldwide
A bored chameleon wishes it could be more like all the other animals it sees, but soon decides it would rather just be itself. Cutouts along the edges of the pages display various animals and colors.
Do you want to be my friend by Eric Carle ( Book )
58 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,991 libraries worldwide
A mouse searches everywhere for a friend.
The very lonely firefly by Eric Carle ( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,949 libraries worldwide
A lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies.
Does a kangaroo have a mother, too by Eric Carle ( Book )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 2,875 libraries worldwide
Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd.
Today is Monday by Eric Carle ( Book )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,774 libraries worldwide
Each day of the week brings a new food, until on Sunday all the world's children can come and eat it up.
Rooster's off to see the world by Eric Carle ( Book )
60 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,743 libraries worldwide
A simple introduction to the meaning of numbers and sets as a rooster, on his way to see the world, is joined by fourteen animals along the way.
Eric Carle's animals, animals by Eric Carle ( Book )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,706 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems by a variety of authors describing the peculiarities of pets and wild and domestic animals.
Little cloud by Eric Carle ( Book )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,645 libraries worldwide
A little cloud becomes all sorts of things--sheep, an airplane, trees, a hat--before joining other clouds and raining.
Have you seen my cat by Eric Carle ( Book )
48 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,637 libraries worldwide
A young boy encounters all sorts of cats while searching for the one he lost.
Pancakes, pancakes by Eric Carle ( Book )
36 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,580 libraries worldwide
By cutting and grinding the wheat for flour, Jack starts from scratch to help make his breakfast pancake.
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