Books & DVDs

And Then It's Spring
Fogliano, Julie

Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they've had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way.

Julie Fogliano's tender story of anticipation is brought to life by the distinctive illustrations Erin E. Stead, recipient of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.

This title has Common Core connections.

And Then It's Spring is one of The Washington Post's Best Kids Books of 2012.
One of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012

Item No. 9781596436244
$17.99
Happy Birthday from the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
This gorgeous little gift book - now a New York Times best seller - from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the perfect way to say Happy Birthday!

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of everyone's special day. This beautiful book features Eric Carle's bright, colorful artwork of birthday surprises--from presents to balloons, and of course, cake--with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. This book is the perfect birthday gift for readers young and old.

Item No. 9781524790820
$8.99
I Heart Dad Bodysuit

Image from Eric Carle's I Love Dad with the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Pair with the book for a perfect gift!

- 100% cotton bodysuit
- Distressed, softened print
- Sizes (6M, 12M, 18M, 24M)
- Color: white

Purchase of this bodysuit sends one book to a community in need.

Size chart:

6 Month: 12.5" long, 9" wide, 2.75" sleeve length

12 Month: 13.5" long, 10" wide, 3" sleeve length

18 Month: 14.5" long, 11" wide, 3.25" sleeve length

24 Month: 15.5" long, 12" wide, 3.5" sleeve length

Item No. Y50256
$22.00
$22.00
$22.00
$22.00
I Heart Mom Bodysuit

Image from Eric Carle's I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Pair with the book for a perfect gift!

- 100% cotton bodysuit
- Distressed, softened print
- Sizes (6M, 12M, 18M, 24M)
- Color: white

Purchase of this bodysuit sends one book to a community in need.

Size chart:

6 Month: 12.5" long, 9" wide, 2.75" sleeve length

12 Month: 13.5" long, 10" wide, 3" sleeve length

18 Month: 14.5" long, 11" wide, 3.25" sleeve length

24 Month: 15.5" long, 12" wide, 3.5" sleeve length

Item No. Y50246
$22.00
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$21.88
$21.88 - $22.00
I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
Show Dad how much you care with this little message of love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Celebrate Dad's special day by saying I Love You--with a little help from The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This bright and colorful book is the ideal way to tell the person you call Dad how much you appreciate him. It's the perfect gift for Father's Day, Dad's birthday, or any day that you want to show Dad just how much you care.

Item No. 9781524785895
$8.99
I Love Mom with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric


Celebrate Mom's special day with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this colorful book featuring Eric Carle's joyful illustrations.

Show Mom just how much she means with this colorful book from the World of Eric Carle. Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he honors Mother's Day and celebrates incredible parents everywhere. With joyful illustrations and colorful creatures, this charming keepsake is a great way to show parents, grandparents, soon-to-be mothers, aunts, friends, or whomever you call Mom just how much you care.
Item No. 9780451533463
$8.99
Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
Celebrate love with #1 New York Times Best-Selling Title!

"You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter." Using a range of images from the World of Eric Carle, and featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar, this special gift book gives all the reasons why someone special makes the world a better and brighter place. Perfect for that someone special any day of the year!

Item No. 9780448489322
$8.99
Picture Writer DVD: The Art of the Picture Book

An ALA 2012 Notable Children's Video
Eric Carle fans, readers and artists of all ages will thrill to watch The Art of the Picture Book, a new film about the artist's life and creative process. This intimate portrait lets every viewer into Eric Carle's world as if you were there beside him in his studio. Listen and watch as he creates his pictures, remembers his childhood, reflects on the creative life he has led for decades as the creator of more than 70 books for children. The Art of the Picture Book captures the magic of Eric Carle; a man who sees each child as an individual and who is deeply connected to the child he once was.

Running time: 30 minutes.

Click here to watch a trailer!

Item No. 9780545722957
$40.00
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric
THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?

Carle's classic tale of a voracious caterpillar who eats his way through the days of the week and then changes into a eautiful butterfly has been reissued in a sumptuous twenty-fifth anniversary edition with a shiny, silver-coated cover and wonderfully thick, durably pages.
--The Horn Book

"The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book--and right into your child's heart..."
--Mother's Manual

"Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative..."
--The New York Times Book Review

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Item No. 9780399208539
$21.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Board Book & Plush
Carle, Eric
One of the best-selling children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been delighting young readers for over thirty years. Now packaged as a board book with a new plush doll, this classic book will continue to introduce new generations of children to the magical world of Eric Carle.
Item No. 9780399242052
$19.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Large Board Book & Audio CD Edition
Carle, Eric
THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?

Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available for the first time in a new, oversized board book format, perfect for storytime or for playtime. Plus, as an added bonus, it includes a CD of Eric Carle reading his classic story. This fine audio production makes a great listen, and is a fantastic new way to encounter this famous, famished caterpillar.

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Item No. 9780399247453
$16.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Finger Puppet Board Book
Carle, Eric
Eric Carle's most beloved character, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, comes alive in this counting book that features a caterpillar finger puppet that peeks his head through each page. Read and count along as he munches his way through 1 delicious apple, 2 crisp pears, and 3 tart plums to become a beautiful butterfly at the end!
Item No. 9780448455976
$12.99
Brown Bear Ladies T-Shirt

Ladies t-shirt featuring the cover image from Eric Carle's Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Pair it with the book for a perfect gift!

- Cotton/poly scoop neck tee
- Distressed, softened print
- Slim fit
- Color: gray

Purchase of this shirt sends one book to a community in need and supports children's literacy initiatives in the U.S.

Ladies Small
Size: Chest: 30-32" Length 25-26"

Ladies Medium
Size: Chest: 32-34" Length: 26-27"

Ladies Large
Size: Chest: 34-36" Length: 27-28"

Ladies XL
Size: Chest: 36-40" Length: 27-28"

Ladies XXL
Size: Chest: 40-42" Length 28-29"

Item No. L1162S
$28.00
$28.00
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Board Book Bilingual English/Spanish Edition
Carle, Eric
The time-honored classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available in two bilingual formats, bringing together two languages for the ultimate reading and learning experience. With easily readable side-by-side English and Spanish text, it's perfect for children learning to speak either language.

La oruga muy hambrienta es un libro lleno de colorido que habla de como una oruga se transforma en una linda mariposa. Los niños se divierten al descrubrir los cambios tan asombrosos por los que pasa la oruga.

Item No. 9780399256059
$10.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Hardcover Bilingual English/Spanish Edition
Carle, Eric
The time-honored classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available in two bilingual formats, bringing together two languages for the ultimate reading and learning experience. With easily readable side-by-side English and Spanish text, it's perfect for children learning to speak either language.
Item No. 9780399256042
$21.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Spanish Board Book Edition
Carle, Eric
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is inarguably one of the most popular children's books of all time. Now, here is the Spanish board book version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, filling an important niche for the youngest of Spanish-speaking children.
Item No. 9780399239601
$10.99
Very Hungry Caterpillar Baseball Hat - Adult

An Eric Carle Museum Shop exclusive!

Black cotton baseball hat with the Very Hungry Caterpillar image on front and "Eric Carle Museum" text on back and adjustable fabric strap. One size fits all adults.

Item No. X7833
$20.00
Very Hungry Caterpillar Ladies T-Shirt

Show your love of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar with this iconic t-shirt!

- Cotton/poly scoop neck tee
- Distressed, softened print
- Slim fit
- Color: white

Purchase of this shirt sends one book to a community in need and supports children's literacy initiatives in the U.S.

Ladies Small
Size: Chest: 30-32" Length 25-26"

Ladies Medium
Size: Chest: 32-34" Length: 26-27"

Ladies Large
Size: Chest: 34-36" Length: 27-28"

Ladies XL
Size: Chest: 36-40" Length: 27-28"

Ladies XXL
Size: Chest: 40-42" Length 28-29"

Item No. 15504
$28.00
$28.00
$28.00
$28.00
$28.00
Sky Color
Reynolds, Peter H
The sky's no limit as the author-illustrator of The Dot and Ish winds up his Creatrilogy with a whimsical tale about seeing the world a new way.

Marisol loves to paint. So when her teacher asks her to help make a mural for the school library, she can't wait to begin! But how can Marisol make a sky without blue paint? After gazing out the bus window and watching from her porch as day turns into night, she closes her eyes and starts to dream. . . . From the award-winning Peter H. Reynolds comes a gentle, playful reminder that if we keep our hearts open and look beyond the expected, creative inspiration will come.

Item No. 9780763623456
$15.00
Very Hungry Caterpillar Adult T-Shirt

Show your love of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar with this iconic t-shirt!

- Cotton/poly cotton tee
- Distressed, softened print
- Color: white

Purchase of this shirt sends one book to a community in need and supports children's literacy initiatives in the U.S.

Adult Small
Size: Chest: 36"-38", Length 27"-28"

Adult Medium
Size: Chest 40-42", Length 28-29"

Adult Large
Size: Chest: 44-46" Length: 29-30"

Adult XL
Size: Chest: 47-49" Length 30-31"

Adult XXL
Size: Chest: 50-52" Length: 31-32"

Item No. 15499
$28.00
$27.90
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$27.90 - $28.00
Barack Obama (with Autographed Bookplate)
Grimes, Nikki

All purchases include a free autographed Nikki Grimes Bookplate, as supplies last.

Barack Obama is the story of an exceptional man, as told by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Bryan Collier, winners of the Coretta Scott King Award.

Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Kenya, he has held on to Hope. Even as a boy, Barack knew he wasn't quite like anybody else, but through his journeys he found the ability to listen to Hope and become what he was meant to be: a bridge to bring people together.

This is the moving story of an exceptional man, as told by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Bryan Collier, both winners of the Coretta Scott King Award. Barack Obama has motivated Americans to believe with him, to believe that every one of us has the power to change ourselves and change our world.

Item No. 9781416971443
$17.99
Between the Lines
Wallace, Sandra Neil
"A visually striking, enlightening picture-book biography." --Booklist (starred review)
"An absolutely indispensable illustrated biography." --School Library Journal (starred review)
"A well-sourced, stirringly told account of an artist." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"For sports fans and budding artists alike...a well-told, artfully illustrated story." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A 2019 Orbis Pictus Book Award Winner * An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book * A SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book Award * A Booklist Top 10 Biographies for Youth * A Booklist Top 10 Art Books for Youth * A New York Public Library (NYPL) Best Book for Kids * A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book

Discover the remarkable true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes--a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation--with this beautiful and fascinating nonfiction picture book illustrated by four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier.

"An artist paints his own reality." --Ernie Barnes

Ernie Barnes was an NFL football player who longed to make art. Finally his dream came true.

When Ernie Barnes was growing up in North Carolina in the 1940s, he loved to draw. Even when he played as a boy with his friends he drew with a stick in the mud. And he never left home without a sketchbook. He would draw families walking home from church, or the old man on the sofa. He drew what he saw.

But in the segregated south, Ernie didn't know how to make a living as an artist. Ernie grew tall and athletic and became a football star. Soon enough the colleges came calling. Still, in his heart Ernie longed to paint. Would that day ever come?

Ernie Barnes was one of the most important artists of his time known for his style of elongation and movement. His work has influenced a generation of painters and illustrators and can be found in museums and collections, such as the African American Museum in Philadelphia and the California African American Museum.

Between the Lines is a story of inspiration, spirit, and of an American original who pursued his dream. This enchanting picture book includes pieces of artwork created by this little known artist who captured the truth and beauty of the world he saw around him.

Item No. 9781481443876
$17.99
Charlotte's Web - Softcover Color Edition
White, E B

Don't miss one of America's top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS's The Great American Read.

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is just about perfect. This high-quality paperback features vibrant illustrations colorized by Rosemary Wells!

Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter.

E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. This edition contains newly color illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Stuart Little and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.

Whether enjoyed in the classroom or for homeschooling or independent reading, Charlotte's Web is a proven favorite.

Item No. 9780064410939
$9.99
Clemente
Perdomo, Willie

A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente, in this joyful picture book biography.

Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the only player for whom the five-year initiation period was waived. Known not only for his exceptional baseball skills but also for his extensive charity work in Latin America, Clemente was well-loved during his 18 years playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He died in a plane crash while bringing aid supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Willie Perdomo's rhythmic text and Bryan Collier's energetic art combine to tell the story of one of baseball's greats.

Item No. 9781250073228
$8.99
Dave the Potter
Hill, Laban Carrick
A Caldecott HonorA Coretta Scott King Award Winner

An award-winning celebration of an American hero
Dave was an extraordinary artist, poet, and potter living in South Carolina in the 1800s. He combined his superb artistry with deeply observant poetry, carved onto his pots, transcending the limitations he faced as a slave. In this inspiring and lyrical portrayal, National Book Award nominee Laban Carrick Hill's elegantly simple text and award-winning artist Bryan Collier's resplendent, earth-toned illustrations tell Dave's story, a story rich in history, hope, and long-lasting beauty.
Item No. 9780316107310
$18.99