Carle, Eric

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CARLE, Eric. American, b. 1929. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction, Autobiography/Memoirs, Essays, Illustrations. Career: Freelance writer, illustrator and designer, 1963-. U.S. Information Ctr., Stuttgart, poster designer, 1950-52; New York Times, graphic designer, 1954-56; L. W. Frohlick and Co., NYC, art director, 1956-63; Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, guest instructor, 1964. Publications: Gravity at Work and Play, 1963; If You Can Count to 10, 1964; Red-Flannel Hash and Shoo-Fly Pie: American Regional Foods and Festivals, 1965; The Indoor & Outdoor Grow-it Book, 1966; The Say-with-Me ABC Book, 1967; In Search of Meaning, 1968; 1,2,3, to the Zoo, 1969; The Very Hungry Caterpillar, 1969; Pancakes, Pancakes!, 1970; The Boastful Fisherman, 1970; Tales of the Nimipoo from the Land of the Nez Perce Indians, 1970; The Tiny Seed, 1970, in U.K. as The Tiny Seed and the Giant Flower, 1970; Feathered Ones and Furry, 1971; The Scarecrow Clock, 1971; Do You Want to Be My Friend?, 1971; The Rooster Who Set Out to See the World, 1972, in U.K. as Rooster's Off to See the World, 1988; The Secret Birthday Message, 1972; The Very Long Tail, 1972; The Very Long Train, 1972; Walter the Baker, 1972; Have You Seen My Cat?, 1973, 1987; I See a Song, 1973; Do Bears Have Mothers, Too?, 1973; The Hole in the Dike, 1974; Why Noah Chose the Dove, 1974; All about Arthur (An Absolutely Absurd Ape), 1975; My Very First Library, includes, My Very First Book of Colors (Numbers, Shapes, Words, Food, Growth, Heads and Tails, Homes, Motion, Sounds, Tools, Touch), 12 vols., 1974, reprinted as My Very First Book of Colors (Numbers, Shapes, Words), 1986; The Mixed-Up Chameleon, 1975, 1985; Storybook: Seven Tales by the Brothers Grimm, 1976; The Grouchy Ladybug, 1977, in the U.K. as The Bad-Tempered Ladybird, 1978; Watch Out! A Giant!, 1978; Seven Stories by Hans Christian Andersen, 1978; Twelve Tales from Aesop, 1980; The Honeybee and the Robber, 1981; Otter Nonsense, 1982; Catch the Ball!, 1982; Let's Paint a Rainbow, 1982; What's for Lunch?, 1982; The Very Busy Spider, 1984; The Foolish Tortoise, 1985; The Mountain That Loved a Bird, 1985; All around Us, 1986; Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, 1986; A House for Hermit Crab, 1987; The Greedy Python & the Foolish Tortoise, 1987; Eric Carle's Fairy Tales and Fables, 1988; The Lamb and the Butterfly, 1988; (ed.) Treasury of Classic Stories for Children, 1988; Chip Has Many Brothers, 1989; La Oruga Hambrienta, 1989; Animals, Animals, 1989; The Very Quiet Cricket, 1990; Dragons, Dragons & Other Creatures That Never Were, 1991; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, 1991; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, 1992; Draw Me a Star, 1992; La Mariquita Malhumorada, 1992; Today Is Monday, 1993; My Apron, 1994; The Very Lonely Firefly, 1995; Little Cloud, 1996; The Art of Eric Carle (autobiography/essays), 1996; The Magical Papers of Eric Carle, 1997; From Head to Toe, 1997; Flora and Tiger, 1997; Hello, Red Fox, 1998; The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, 1999; Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too, 2000; Dream Snow, 2000; Oz: The Hundredth Anniversary Celebration, 2000; Slowly, Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth, 2002; (with K. Iwamura) Where Are You Going? To See My Friend, 2003. Illustrator of books by N. Juster, I.B. Singer, B. Martin. Address: PO Box 485, Northampton, MA 01060, U.S.A. Online address:

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