Eric Carle (Board Books)
Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Insects and Spiders, Counting and Number
A very hungry caterpillar hatches from an egg, eats holes through many kinds of food and turns into a butterfly. Eric Carle's illustrations are bold and vivid. The caterpillar's story is simple and informative. Toddlers and preschoolers can learn counting and days of the week from this popular children's picture book. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" is one of our favorite children's books.
Bill Martin Jr, Eric Carle (Board Books)
Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Five Senses, Rhyming Stories
"Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?" introduces toddlers and preschoolers to zoo animals and the sounds they make. With predictable rhyming text and vivid illustrations, the sense of hearing is explored in this companion book to Bill Martin and Eric Carle's "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?".
Eric Carle (Paperback)
Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Nature
Eric Carle is a favorite author and illustrator among young children. "Draw Me a Star" is a good children's picture book for preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders. An artist first draws a star, then a sun, then a tree, and so on. As with Eric Carle's other picture books, the colors are bright, bold and strong. The paperback book also tells children how to draw a star.