The Really Hungry Caterpillar and alternative stories - by Eric Carle - Audio Book CD
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About The Really Hungry Caterpillar and different stories
This publication attributes five of Eric Carle's pic book texts accumulated together on CD, with music. The stories are: The Really Hungry Caterpillar, Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Really Quiet Cricket, The Mixed Up Chameleon and I See a Song.
About Eric Carle
Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively tailored pic books for fairly children. His known function, The Really Hungry Caterpillar, has consumed its technique into the hearts of virtually millions of youngsters all over the planet and has been translated into over 45 languages and sold over 30 million duplicates. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated over seventy books, countless right sellers, nearly all of which he equally wrote, and over 90 million duplicates of his books have sold all over the world.
Born in Syracuse, New York, in 1929, Eric Carle moved with his parents to Germany when he was six years old; he was educated there, and graduated within the prestigious art school, the Akademie der bildenden Künste, in Stuttgart. But his dream was constantly to return to America, the land of his happiest childhood memories. So, in 1952, with a fine portfolio in hand and forty dollars in his pocket, he arrived in New York. Soon he found a job as a image designer in the promotion department of The New York Times. Later, he was the art director of an advertising agency for years.
One day, respected educator and writer, Bill Martin Jr, called to ask Carle to illustrate a story he had created. Martin’s eye had been caught by a striking pic of the red lobster that Carle had built for an advertisement. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the outcome of their collaboration. It continues to be a favorite with kids everywhere. This was the beginning of Eric Carle’s true profession. Soon Carle was composing his own stories, too. His initially wholly authentic book was 1,2,3 to the Zoo, followed shortly afterward by the celebrated classic, The Really Hungry Caterpillar.
Eric Carle’s art is distinctive and swiftly recognizable. His art function is built in collage technique, utilizing hand-painted papers, which he cuts and levels to shape bright and cheerful images. Many of his books have an added dimension—die-cut pages, twinkling lights as in The Really Lonely Firefly, even the lifelike sound of the cricket’s song as in The Really Quiet Cricket - providing them a playful quality: a toy that is read, a book that is touched. Children additionally enjoy functioning in collage and countless send him images they have prepared themselves, inspired by his illustrations. He receives hundreds of letters each week from his young admirers.
The secret of Eric Carle’s books’ appeal lies in his intuitive learning of and regard for kids, who sense in him instinctively somebody who shares their many cherished thoughts and thoughts.
The themes of his stories are drawn from his extensive knowledge and love of nature—an interest shared by many tiny kids. Besides being stunning and entertaining, his books constantly provide the child the chance to discover anything about the globe around them. It is his concern for kids, for their feelings and their inquisitiveness, for their creativity and their intellectual development that, in addition to his stunning artwork, makes the reading of his books such a stimulating and durable experience.
Carle says: “With various of my books I attempt to bridge the gap between your house and school. To me house represents, or could represent; warmth, protection, toys, carrying hands, being held. School is a unusual and new region for a child. Will it be a happy destination? There are brand-new folks, a instructor, classmates—will they be friendly?
I believe the passage from house to school is the 2nd largest trauma of childhood; the initial is, naturally, being born. Indeed, in both situations we leave a region of warmth and security for 1 that is unknown. The unknown usually brings worry with it. In my books I try to counteract this worry, to substitute it with a positive content. I believe that kids are naturally creative and eager to discover. I wish To show them that understanding is truly both fascinating and fun.”
Eric Carle has 2 grown-up kids, a son along with a daughter. With his spouse Barbara, he divides his time between your Florida Keys and the slopes of North Carolina.