The Art of Eric Carle

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Author: Eric Carle

Illustrator: Eric Carle

Eric Carle’s life and work are explored in this comprehensive and updated portrait that includes:

A brand-new and refreshed cover

More than sixty full-color illustrations from his books

Full-color art pieces showcasing his art style beyond his book work (New to this edition!)

A moving autobiographical account of his life (updated for this edition)

An insightful speech by Eric Carle originally given at the Children’s Literature Center in the Library of Congress

A photographic essay on how he creates his collages

A full-color illustrated bibliography of all of his books

Anecdotal reflections by Ann Beneduce, his longtime friend and editor of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Essays on the power of his art by his German publisher, Dr. Viktor Christen, and Takeshi Matsumoto, curator at the Chihiro Iwasaki Museum in Tokyo. New for this edition, essays by Nicholas B. Clark, chief curator and founding director of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and Alexandra Kennedy, executive director of The Carle.

This is a stunning volume for friends and followers of Eric Carle, one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished illustrators of children’s picture books.