Monday, February 17, 2014

Eric Carle

When I was reading through the picture books last semester, Eric Carle was a nice surprise.  

I knew the famous books, Hungry Caterpillar and Grouchy Ladybug, etc, but I had no idea they were ALL good!  This Animals, Animals has lovely little quotes and tiny poems for each animal.  

These stories are written in a nice, straightforward version, great for those middle readers, I think, who don't want to read a giant chapter book yet, but are ready for more than a simple picture book.  

This one is so cool!  It plays with what your eyes will do who when you look at one color and then at a blank page.  

I recommend reading all of the Eric Carle you can find.  :)

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