Toddler Books by Eric Carle

My Very First Library

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My Very First Library


Author: Eric Carle
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The author is Eric Carle and it is published by Philomel. It was available on bookshelves on the 7th of September, 2006. The kids book has 20 pages. It's dimensions are 2.7"H x 7.6"L x 5.3"W. It weighs approximately 2.15 lbs. To get your own print of this kids book, visit our affilate add to cart button.

ASIN: 0399246665

Here will probably be the perfect gift for young children learning their colors, shapes, and numbers. All 4 of Eric Carle's popular new split-page board books are now packaged together in a slipcased library. A game too as a learning experience, these early concept books are each fun and smart.

Children can turn the top pages independently from the bottom pages, producing a matching game that gives all the charm of Eric Carle's bright collage illustrations. Irresistible fun for young hands and minds! Collected here are My Very First Book of Colors, My Very First Book of Shapes, My Very First Book of Numbers, and My Very First Book of Words.

Eric Carle and Tomie de Paola: Author One-on-One Eric Carle is the creator, author, and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and several other children's books. How about your Strega Nona. I never swayed from that early declaration. Tomie de Paola: In the '70s when I was teaching at a college, we were essential to attend faculty meetings. Tomie de Paola: When I was only 4 years old, I announced to my family in specific and towards the globe typically that I was going to turn into an artist, and write stories and draw pictures for books. People sometimes ask me what advice I would give to young artists. I like to utilize basic shapes, bright colors together with a lot of white space. At a single meeting a doodle appeared of a little lady using a big nose and a big chin. In the mid 1960's Bill Martin, Jr. saw an ad of a red lobster that I had designed and asked me to illustrate his Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? That is always where I begin. After that, I started to produce my personal books, both words and pictures, and really it was then that I had discovered my true course in life. Tomie de Paola: How do you feel knowing that a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar is sold every single 30 seconds, somewhere inside the planet? I was so inspired by this book, also as the opportunity to illustrate it altered my life. Do you have a specific Christmas memory? Tomie de Paola is the author and illustrator of Strega Nona: Her Story and countless other books. How would you describe your artistic style, and has it changed over time? I've always been curious to know, what inspired you to turn into a creator and illustrator of picture books? But I am truly honored that my story is enjoyed by numerous and that it genuinely is now being shared by a generation of parents who grew up with my book. There are many wonderful artists to understand about, which is actually important. Everyone believed I was taking notes. Eric Carle: My profession began as a graphic designer and for a quantity of years I worked as an art director for an advertising agency in New York. Speaking of history, how will you be celebrating the third annual Very Hungry Caterpillar Day this year? I always think in the wonderful advice I received from my twin cousins once they were in art school inside the late '30s. Well, I was set on fire! Tomie de Paola: Christmas is my favorite holiday. My favorite Christmas was the one when I received tons and tons of art supplies: every little factor from an easel to paints, pads and pads of paper, and “ how to draw” books. Eric Carle: My aim with my work is to simplify and refine, be logical and harmonious. They told me, “ Practice, practice, practice and don't copy. The only audience I maintain in mind is that four-year-old in me. But I will be saying a little toast to the caterpillar for whom I have a special place in my heart. ” Eric Carle: I often tell people about the four magic letters: DO IT. I constantly sat in the back utilizing a yellow legal pad. She is one particular of your most popular characters. You have to just do it. I need to become encouraging but I can only offer the example of my personal experience, which is just one approach. Eric Carle: On The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day, March 20th, I will probably be at home with my wife, Bobbie (I am a bit of a hermit, actually ). I named her Strega Nona, along with all the rest is history. Eric Carle: It is difficult for me, maybe for other individuals too, to grasp this notion. But you ought to use your personal imagination. They recently had a conversation about their careers as picture book authors. And speaking of holidays, isn't your favorite holiday Christmas. I write for the youngster inside of me. Tomie de Paola: I do, too. Tomie de Paola: My illustration style is heavily influenced by folk art--strong simple shapes, bold lines, color, color, color and a deceptive simplicity. Now, I have a question for you, Tomie. How would you describe yours? My style started to develop early in art school, and through the years, it hasn't changed very much, but it has refined itself. Can you share how she came to be?


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