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Carle, Eric

Works: 1,283 works in 6,414 publications in 32 languages and 246,801 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Picture books  Toy and movable books  Sound books  Stories without words  Pictorial works  Big books 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Narrator, Artist, Interviewee, Creator, wpr, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ8.3.M418, E
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The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle( Book )

628 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 16,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the progress of a very 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
Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )

291 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 13,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? by Bill Martin( Book )

116 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 8,152 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 )

165 editions published between 1913 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 8,059 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 )

153 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 7,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grouchy ladybug, 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 4 languages and held by 6,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

116 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 6,080 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 )

134 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 6,031 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 )

96 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates and enhances with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels. Poor Hermit Crab! He's outgrown his snug little shell and has to find a new home. And he does, with help from some friends who make the move less scary. Children facing change in their own lives will relate to Hermit Crab's story-and learn a lot about the fascinating world of marine life along the way. Hermit Crab's problem is that he keeps outgrowing things. When he outgrows his first shell-house, he's a bit scared. The next one he finds is big enough -- but depressingly bare. To his happy surprise, all sorts of beautiful and useful undersea neighbors come to his aid and decorate and protect his home. Finally, the new house is perfect but now it, too, has become too small! Once again, Hermit Crab must move on. But this time he is not only bigger -- he is more self confident. While he is sorry to leave his friends and his familiar shell behind, he now sees the future as full of exciting possibilities
The mixed-up chameleon by Eric Carle( Book )

115 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,090 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." -- Title page verso
Have you seen my cat? by Eric Carle( Book )

59 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy encounters all sorts of cats while searching for the one he lost, in a text where young readers are invited to pull out different panels to discover if the cat on the panel is the one the boy is looking for. On board pages
The very quiet cricket by Eric Carle( Book )

68 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,831 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 )

59 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 4,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By cutting and grinding the wheat for flour, Jack starts from scratch to help make his breakfast pancake. The barnyard rooster crows to tell Jack it's time to get up. It's very early in the morning -- and Jack is so hungry that what he really wants is a large pancake for breakfast. But first, Jack's mother needs flour from the mill, an egg from the black he, milk from the spotted cow, and butter churned from fresh cream. Will it ever be time for breakfast and that large pancake? Pancakes, Pancakes! is a delightful story of an old-fashioned breakfast. Modern-day pancake mix holds little charm compared to starting from scratch, and young readers will find their mouths watering, and will wish that they, too, could have real pancakes, pancakes!
Rooster's off to see the world by Eric Carle( Book )

106 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to the meaning of numbers and sets as a rooster, on his way to see the world, is joined by fourteen animals along the way
Do you want to be my friend? by Eric Carle( Book )

87 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do you want to be my friend?" asks a little mouse of a horse, a peacock, an alligator, and others, as it 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 4,212 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 )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,111 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 )

114 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

65 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,928 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 )

43 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,865 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
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.01 for Panda Bear ... to 0.92 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


English (1,579)

German (400)

Spanish (138)

French (106)

Chinese (72)

Japanese (50)

Italian (40)

Arabic (23)

Vietnamese (19)

Polish (18)

Somali (15)

Dutch (13)

Urdu (11)

Russian (10)

Gujarati (8)

Panjabi (7)

Portuguese (7)

Hebrew (6)

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Turkish (5)

Tamil (4)

Welsh (4)

Bengali (4)

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Albanian (3)

Persian (2)

Greek, Modern (2)

Shona (2)

Multiple languages (2)

Swedish (1)

Kurdish (1)

Thai (1)

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