Friday, June 14, 2019

Five Fun Facts - Eric Carle

Five Fun Facts

About the Author 

Eric Carle

Author of over 70 children books, like The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Will You Be My Friend? and The Grouchy Ladybug.

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1. Had a dog named Took, named after a character in The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. Carle knows the author.

2. In 2009 he designed the Google logo as his famous book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by request. 

3. At various venues, The Very Hungry Caterpillar is performed as a play with puppets and black light. 

4. Carle and his wife created the Eric Carle Museum for children book illustrations. 

5. His book The Very Hungry Caterpillar just celebrated it’s the 50th year in publication and is probably the most known book by Carle. 

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