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Carle, Eric

Works: 1,271 works in 6,203 publications in 34 languages and 243,897 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Picture books  Stories without words  Sound books  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Big books 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator, Interviewee, Artist, Creator, Other, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Editor, wpr, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ8.3.M418, E
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The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle( Book )

815 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 28 languages and held by 18,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep and wakes up a butterfly
Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )

279 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 23 languages and held by 13,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Album très grand format en anglais, mettant en scène des animaux de différentes couleurs. Structure répétitive. La 4ème de couv. indique : "Exuberantly coloured artwork and favourite animals make this rhythmic story the perfect introduction to looking and learning about colours."
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? by Bill Martin( Book )

109 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 8,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper
The very busy spider by Eric Carle( Book )

157 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 8,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness. The pictures may be felt as well as seen
The grouchy ladybug by Eric Carle( Book )

147 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 7,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grouchy ladybug who is looking for a fight challenges everyone she meets regardless of their size or strength
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 6,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text present ten different endangered animals
From head to toe by Eric Carle( Book )

111 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 6,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Répétition de situations qui entraîne le dialogue entre un personnage et des animaux : "can you do it?" et "I can do it."
The tiny seed by Eric Carle( Book )

133 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple description of a flowering plant's life cycle through the seasons
A house for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle( Book )

94 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermit Crab has outgrown hi snug little shell, so he finds himself a bigger one, and many new friends to decorate and protect his new house. But what will happen when he outgrows this shell, and has to say good-bye to all the sea creatures that have made his house a home?
The mixed-up chameleon by Eric Carle( Book )

115 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 5,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored chameleon wishes it could be more like all the other animals it sees, but soon decides it would rather just be itself. Cutouts along the edges of the pages display various animals and colors
Have you seen my cat? by Eric Carle( Book )

59 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy encounters all sorts of cats while searching for the one he lost
The very quiet cricket by Eric Carle( Book )

86 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One day a tiny cricket is born. He meets a big cricket who chirps his welcome. The tiny cricket tries to respond, but he cannot make a sound. And so the cricket makes his way in the world, meeting one insect after another who greets him with a cheery hello."--Page 4 of cover
Pancakes, pancakes! by Eric Carle( Book )

57 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 4,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By cutting and grinding the wheat for flour, Jack starts from scratch to help make his breakfast pancake
Do you want to be my friend? by Eric Carle( Book )

84 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mouse searches everywhere for a friend
The very lonely firefly by Eric Carle( Book )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the sun sets a little firefly is born. The very lonely firefly sets off into the darkening sky, flashing its light as it searches for other fireflies. It sees many lights including a light bulb, headlights, the reflecting eyes of a dog, cat and owl and finally some fireworks glittering and shimmering until at last it finds the firefly friends it was looking for. Now the firefly isn't lonely any more. The joyful conclusion of Eric Carle's delightful story is brought vividly to life with tiny flashing lights on the final page to delight young children
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Illustrations and rhyming text portray a young bear searching for its mother and meeting many North American animals along the way."--Title page verso
1, 2, 3 to the zoo by Eric Carle( Book )

115 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each car on the train has one more zoo animal than the one before, from the first car with one elephant to the last with ten birds
Today is Monday by Eric Carle( Book )

66 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each day of the week brings a new food, until on Sunday all the world's children can come and eat it up
Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle( Book )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a stunning new picture book from Eric Carle about Mister Seahorse and other 'male mothers', with special acetate pages that hide fish behind rocks and reeds. As he floats through the sea, Mister Seahorse meets a Mr Stickleback, Mr Tilapia, Mr Kurtus and many other fish fathers caring for their eggs and babies in the most surprising ways
Does a kangaroo have a mother, too? by Eric Carle( Book )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful collages of animal babies with their caring and affectionate mothers offer small readers a visual delight as well as a healthy dose of comforting reassurance
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.01 for Panda Bear ... to 0.91 for Ein Künst ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The very hungry caterpillar
Alternative Names
Carle, Eric

Carle Éric 1929-....

Eric Carle Amerikaans schrijver

Eric Carle amerikansk författare

Eric Carle amerikansk skribent

Eric Carle scrittore e illustratore statunitense

Eric Carle US-amerikanischer Kinderbuchautor

Ḳarl, Eriḳ

Ḳarl, Eriḳ 1929-

Karls, Eriks, 1929-

Kāru, Erikku

Kāru, Erikku 1929-

Карл, Ерик, 1929-

Карл, Эрик

אריק קרל

קארל, אריק 1929-

קרל, אריק

קרל, אריק 1929-

קרעל, אריק 1929-

إرك كارل، 1929-

اریک کارل نویسنده آمریکایی

كارل، اريك

كارل، ايريك

எரிக் கார்ல்

칼, 에릭 1929-


カール, エリック



卡爾 (美)

卡尓, 艾瑞克


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Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear?The very busy spiderThe grouchy ladybugPanda Bear, Panda Bear, what do you see?From head to toeThe tiny seedA house for Hermit Crab