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Eric Carle

American children's illustrator and writer

1929   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America, Germany
language of expression: English
educated at: State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, Leibniz-Gymnasium, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
occupation: writer, illustrator, children's writer
award received: Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg, Children's Literature Legacy Award
www.eric-carle.com

Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is an American designer, illustrator, and writer of children's books. He is most noted for The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a picture book that has been translated into more than 66 languages and sold more than 50 million copies, equivalent to 1.8 copies sold every minute since it was published in 1969. His career as an illustrator and children's book author took off after he collaborated on Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? He has illustrated more than 70 books, most of which he also wrote, and more than 145 million copies of his books have been sold around the world.In 2003, the American Library Association awarded Carle the biennial Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal (now called the Children's Literature Legacy Award), a prize for writers or illustrators of children's books published in the U.S. who have made lasting contributions to the field. Carle was also a U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2010.
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works

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

American children's picture book, 1967

author: Bill Martin, Jr.
illustrator: Eric Carle

1967

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?

American children's picture book, 2006, board book

author: Bill Martin, Jr.
illustrator: Eric Carle

2006

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

American children's picture book, 1991, board book

author: Bill Martin, Jr.
illustrator: Eric Carle

1991

The Grouchy Ladybug

book by Eric Carle

author: Eric Carle
illustrator: Eric Carle

1977

Petit Nuage

author: Eric Carle

The tiny seed

author: Eric Carle

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