Eric Carle: Author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar dies at 91
Acclaimed children's author and illustrator Eric Carle, perhaps best remembered for his classic story The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has died at age 91, publisher Penguin Kids said on Twitter. The Washington Post reported a statement from Carle's family which said he died at his home in Northampton, Massachusetts on Sunday. Carle's signature children's book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, published in 1969, has been translated into more than 60 languages and has sold more than 50 million copies. His body of work, distinguished by brightly colored illustrations, consisted of more than 70 titles including Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, The Grouchy Ladybug and Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me.news.yahoo.com
‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ author Eric Carle dead at 91
Eric Carle dies Eric Carle, a children's book author and illustrator, sold more than 170 million books during his career. ( Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)Eric Carle, a writer and illustrator of children’s books including “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” died Sunday at his Massachusetts home. >> Read more trending newsCarle died at his summer studio in Northampton, The New York Times reported. From the Eric Carle Team: It is with heavy hearts that we share that Eric Carle, author & illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and many other beloved classics, passed away on 23rd at the age of 91. Eric Carle, the artist and author of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” a tale that has charmed generations of children and parents alike, died on Sunday at 91.wftv.com
'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' author Eric Carle dies at 91
NEW YORK — (AP) — Eric Carle, the beloved children’s author and illustrator whose classic “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other works gave millions of kids some of their earliest and most cherished literary memories, has died at age 91. Carle's family says he died Sunday at his summer studio in Northampton, Massachusetts, with family members at his side. Through books like “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” “Do You Want to Be My Friend?” and “From Head to Toe,” Carle introduced universal themes in simple words and bright colors. “In my books I try to counteract this fear, to replace it with a positive message. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.wftv.com
Norton Juster, 'The Phantom Tollbooth' author, dead at 91
This cover image released by Random House Childrens Books shows "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster. The celebrated architect and childrens author who fashioned a special world of his own in The Phantom Tollbooth died at age 91. His death was confirmed Tuesday by a spokesperson for Random House Children's Books. Juster's death was confirmed Tuesday by a spokesperson for Random House Children's Books, who did not immediately provide details. “The funny thing is that many of the things I was thinking about for that book did find their way into ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’" he wrote in 1999.
17 picture books you’ve never heard of, but that your kids will love
Who doesn’t love “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” (And the polar bear version. And the panda edition!) Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle definitely have that formula down to a science. And well, the classics are the classics for a reason, and most parents can probably agree there will be room for those books on any shelf.
17 picture books you've never heard, but your kids will love
Who doesnt love Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (And the polar bear version. Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle definitely have that formula down to a science. And well, the classics are the classics for a reason, and most parents can probably agree there will be room for those books on any shelf. Some Detroit-area teachers provided their picks on some lesser-known but excellent picture books for children. Your kids will love them.