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Children's Book Author Eric Carle

Updated on October 4, 2012

Eric Carle's Childrens Books

We first started receiving Eric Carle books from my sister-in-law almost immediately after my first daughter was born. Author and illustrator Eric Carle creates some great books that kids want to read over and over again, and our kids were no exception.

In recent years Eric Carle has partnered with Bill Martin Jr. to bring us the Bear series of books. Brown Bear, Brown Bear; Panda Bear, Panda Bear; Polar Bear, Polar Bear; and in 2007 Baby Bear, Baby Bear.

In 2009, as part of the 40th celebration of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, March 20th has become The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day. In it's third year, the day features many organizations reading the Very Hungry Caterpillar to kids and children around the world.

The latest book published by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle - Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What do you See?, 2007

Upcoming Book Signings by Eric Carle

Every August Eric Carle visits signs autographs at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA

For more information on where Eric Carle will be appearing next, visit Upcoming News & Events on Eric Carle's website.

How many books do you own by Eric Carle

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Vote for your favorite Eric Carle book

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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art - how many childrens authors do you know with their own museum?

Located at:

125 West Bay Road

Amherst, MA 01002

Eric Carle Museum Website

Make your toddlers room an Eric Carle inspired Bedroom

Here are some great ways to decorate your childs bedroom in an Eric Carle theme. Click on the pictures below to view more great items at Amazon.

Toys based on the books by Eric Carle

Eric Carle books have inspired a lot of great toys for babies and toddlers. Click on the toys below to find more great items at Amazon based on books by Eric Carle.

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      TeachersLand 5 years ago

      Eric Carle is amazing! I pinned this to my Eric Carle Board! Thanks for a great lens. Please check out my Eric Carle pin and my website that has been celebrating Eric Carle Week! Thanks again!

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      Eileen 6 years ago from Western Cape , South Africa

      I love Eric Carle's books ; needless to say children can never have enough of his books . My favourite being " The Very Hungry Caterpillar "

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      LakeshoreTara 6 years ago

      nice lens; thanks for sharing all this - we love Eric Carle

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      franstan lm 6 years ago

      Great lens. Blessed by a visiting Squid Angel

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      JJNW 6 years ago from USA

      We so adore Eric Carle. Thanks for sharing about this wonderful man.

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      smithlights 6 years ago

      Wonderful lens! I added it to my children's book lensography.

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      mariatjader 7 years ago

      Lovely lens, thumbs up!

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      DawnMathisenakaC 7 years ago

      Well done lens about a great children's book author. The little ones never get tired of Eric Carle. The books in my Pre-K class during my years of teaching were "well-read". Favorited and enjoyed! Thanks!

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      Louise0711 8 years ago

      Nice lens. There's some great children's books here. My favorite Eric Carle book has got to be The Hungry Caterpillar. I have lensrolled it to my Books for 2 year olds lens.