Eric Carle Books

All About the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
This shaped board book inches its way into little hands and hearts--and brings The Very Hungry Caterpillar to life!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a beloved classic, and has sold 41 million copies worldwide in 62 languages. This stunning caterpillar-shaped book is the perfect first introduction to this timeless story. As they turn the pages, young children will learn all the words from the world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, from egg to strawberry, lollipop, and--finally--beautiful butterfly!

Item No. 9781524785888
$9.99
All Around Us
Carle, Eric
The delightful images from the All Around Us slipcase are now in this fun, interactive format. By lifting the big, sturdy flaps, young readers will learn new words and concepts through Eric Carle's bright, beautiful images and simple phrases. A perfect companion title for Eric Carle's ABC and Opposites.
Item No. 9780448477848
$7.99
Animals Animals - Hardcover
Carle, Eric
Fish that fly, butterflies that dance, camels that "trollop along," a tiger that has swallowed the sun--Animals Animals!

In this commemorative volume, created especially for sharing, Eric Carle celebrates the broadest, liveliest cast of animals yet, illustrating a distinguished collection of poetry and lyrical pieces from sources as diverse as the Bible, Shakespeare, Japanese haiku, African Pygmy, Pawnee Indian, Eugene Field, Lewis Carroll, D. H. Lawrence, Rudyard Kipling, Judith Viorst, Issa, Ogden Nash, Jack Prelutsky, and X. J. Kennedy.

With brilliant, full-color illustrations that reflect the highest level of artistic excellence, Carle invites the earth's children--brothers, sisters, parents, teachers, friends, all--to glory in the sameness, the difference, and the wonder of the earth's precious animals.

Item No. 9780399217449
$23.99
Animals Animals - Softcover
Carle, Eric
From leaping, flying fish to dancing butterflies, and camels that "trollop along," Eric Carle's brilliant and colorful collage designs bring to life animal poems from such diverse sources as Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, Emily Dickinson, and Jack Prelutsky, as well as Bible verses, Japanese haiku, American Indian poems and more. This celebration of the wonder and variety of earth's animals is "joyous...a book to be shared" (Booklist, starred review).
Item No. 9780698118553
$9.99
Artist To Artist - Hardcover
Eric Carle Museum Pict Bk Art
This gorgeous collection of art (and the artists behind it) includes work by some of the world's most renowned children's book illustrators--Mitsumasa Anno, Quentin Blake, Ashley Bryan, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola, Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Robert Ingpen, Steven Kellogg, Leo Lionni, Petra Mathers, Wendell Minor, Barry Moser, Jerry Pinkney, Alice Provenson, Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart, Maurice Sendak, Gennady Spirin, Chris Van Allsburg, Rosemary Wells, and Paul O. Zelinsky.

It's a remarkable and beautiful anthology that features twenty-three of the most honored and beloved artists in children's literature, talking informally to children--sharing secrets about their art and how they began their adventures into illustration. Fold-out pages featuring photographs of their early work, their studios and materials, as well as sketches and finished art create an exuberant feast for the eye that will attract both children and adults.

Self-portraits of each illustrator crown this important anthology that celebrates the artists and the art of the picture book. An event book for the ages.

Proceeds from the book will benefit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA.

Item No. 9780399246005
$30.00
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Martin, Bill

Happy birthday, Baby Bear!

Since its publication ten years ago, Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? has joined Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's other bestselling bear books as a perpetual favorite. Millions of children, as well as their parents and teachers, have loved meeting the animals featured in these pages.

Now you can enjoy Baby Bear in a larger format that showcases Eric Carle's vibrant art alongside Bill Martin Jr's familiar, rhythmic text. At the back of the book, you will find a CD on which Gwyneth Paltrow reads this classic story--as she has many times with her own children.

Item No. 9781627797313
$19.99
Baby Bear Baby Bear What Do You See? - Hardcover
Martin, Bill

Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? is the final collaboration from this bestselling author-illustrator team. Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear's quest to find Mama, and they'll revel in identifying each of the native North American animals that appear along the way. The central focus on the special bond between mother and child makes a fitting finale to a beloved series.

These groundbreaking picture books have been teaching children to read for over forty years, and their consistently strong sales prove their staying power and continued applicability for today's kids.

A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection

Item No. 9780805083361
$16.95
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Big Book
Martin, Bill

Oversized picture book perfect for the classroom!

Baby Bear sees a colorful selection of North American animals in this final book in the bear series, but who does he want to see most of all? Mama Bear, of course!

Item No. 9780805093452
$25.99
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Board Book
Martin, Bill
A wonderful addition to the more than 8 million Bear books already in board book format!
Item No. 9780805089905
$8.99
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Martin, Bill

Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's classic Bear books have been a hit with children, parents, and teachers for many generations and have sold more than eleven million copies. With a 6" x 9" trim and a classic beginning reader layout, these books give children a more "grown up" version to read by themselves.

This boxed set of all four beloved bear books in paperback invites readers to enjoy Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text and Eric Carle's stunning illustrations in a brand-new way!

Item No. 9780805097665
$15.99
Brown Bear (UK Edition - Softcover)
Carle, Eric

Rare, out of print United Kingdom edition of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? first published in 1984. This 1992 paperback is 1st printing and features a monkey instead of a teacher, as found in the US editions, as well as rare, earlier editions of Eric Carle's collage illustrations.

Colour and animals are shown (with a few surprises) together with a simple rhyming text, which contains some repetitive phrases.
Item No. 9780140502961
$40.00
Brown Bear - Lap Sized Board Book
Martin, Bill

With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.

Bill Martin has been devoted to writing children's books for more than thirty years. He has a PhD in early childhood education and he has long been a proponent of using rhyme and rhythm to teach young children how to read.

Eric Carle, illustrator of many beloved children's books, was born in the United States, but spent his early years in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied art and design at the Academy of Applied Art. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the first book he illustrated.

This book has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9780805095777
$12.99
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Martin, Bill

The Brown Bear & Friends complete four-book board book gift set.

Set contains:
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You See?
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?

In celebration of Brown Bear's 50th anniversary and Baby Bear's 10th anniversary, all four Bear Book board books are available together for the first time in this gift set. Young readers will love discovering each story and its individual theme: the colors of the classic Brown Bear, the sounds of Polar Bear, the endangered species of Panda Bear, and the North American animals of Baby Bear.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9781627797306
$33.92
Brown Bear 50th Anniversary Edition (Board Book Edition)
Martin, Bill

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the ever-popular Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? with the complete unabridged text and art, available for the first time in padded board book. With a soft, touchable cover, this edition is perfect for the youngest of readers! Little hands will love holding this padded board book edition of the classic Brown Bear. Readers will discover the classic rhythmic text featuring colorful animals, brought to life in Eric Carle's powerful collage art.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9781627797221
$9.99
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Martin, Bill

A special 50th Anniversary Edition of the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, complete with audio CD read by Gwyneth Paltrow.

Fifty years ago, Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle collaborated on their first book together, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Since then, Brown Bear has become a perpetual favorite for generations of teachers, parents, and children.

To celebrate Brown Bear's 50th birthday, this special anniversary edition is a larger size, has an updated cover, and includes an audio CD. Brown Bear fans will be able to read along with the story as it's read on the CD and hear the author and illustrator talk about this beloved book.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9781627797214
$19.99
Brown Bear Board Book - Spanish/English Edition
Martin, Bill
A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck-- all parade across the pages of this delightful bilingual edition of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? (Oso pardo, oso parado, que ves qué ves ahí?). Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.
Item No. 9781250152329
$9.99
Brown Bear Classic Edition
Martin, Bill

Enjoy this classic edition re-released with Eric Carle's original illustrations in time to celebrate Brown Bear's 50th anniversary!

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck-- all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

Item No. 9780805002010
$18.99
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Martin, Bill

Available for the first time, this junior library brings together miniature paper-over-board editions of all four bear books: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?, Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?, Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?

Kids and collectors will love this tiny treatment of the classic series, with complete unabridged editions of each story. Young readers will discover the colors of the classic Brown Bear, the sounds of Polar Bear, the endangered species of Panda Bear, and the North American animals of Baby Bear, from renowned author-illustrator duo Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9781627797290
$15.99
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Martin, Bill

In honor of its fiftieth Anniversary, the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is available for the first time as a lift-the-tab board book.

With the complete and unabridged text and art of the classic Brown Bear story, this lift-the-tab format celebrates the fiftieth Anniversary with a brand-new look and feel. Readers will discover the classic rhythmic text featuring colorful animals, brought to life in Eric Carle's powerful collage art.

This title has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9781627797238
$9.99
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Martin, Bill

The beloved classic in a Spanish language edition, now available in board book format.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic of children's literature. Bill Martin's rhythmic text speaks directly to young children, and Eric Carle's gorgeous illustrations hold children enraptured reading after reading.

With this Spanish translation, now in a sturdy board book format, Spanish-speaking and bilingual children will be able to share the magic of the much loved Brown Bear and his friends.

Item No. 9780805069013
$8.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Board Book
Martin, Bill
A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck-- all parade across the pages of this delightful classic children's book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.
Item No. 9780805047905
$8.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Slide & Find
Martin, Bill

Eric Carle's familiar illustrations of brown bear, red bird, yellow duck and the other endearing animals from his classic creation parade across the pages of this great interactive board book. As each page is turned, a new animal and its color are introduced, accompanied by Bill Martin's singsong, rhyming question-and-response text to read aloud or listen to. There are sliding doors throughout the book, which children will just love to open, so they can discover what the next animal in this engaging story will be.

Item No. 9780312509262
$12.99
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Martin, Bill

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? beginning readers:

These beloved children's stories are now available in beginning reader format.
With the important pre-reading concepts of rhyme, rhythm, and repetition, these picture books have long been used as beginning readers. Now, with a 6" x 9" trim and a classic beginning reader layout, children will have a more "grown up" version to read by themselves.
Complete with an introduction by master educator Laura Robb, and with fun reading activities added, these new versions of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? are certain to appeal to a new age group and find an even wider audience.

Item No. 9780805092448
$8.99
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Carle, Eric
This beautiful little gift book featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar provides a simple, easy-to-follow journey to relaxation, perfect for children and adults.

Just stop and breathe . . . How do you feel?

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a soothing story featuring classic art from the World of Eric Carle. With simple coping mechanisms and beautiful illustrations, this book is an excellent reminder to kids and adults alike to take a moment, breathe deep, and smile!

Item No. 9781524792183
$8.99
Can a Cat Do That? (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric

A bee can fly. Can a cat do that? Find out in this Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read filled with Eric Carle's iconic art style.

Perfect for kids at the beginning of their reading journeys, Can a Cat Do That? was written for children who have learned the alphabet and are ready to start reading! And what better way to get kids excited than with a fun story with words they can actually read by the one and only Eric Carle?

Each Ready-to-Go! Ready-to-Read includes a note to parents explaining what their child can expect, a guide at the beginning for readers to become familiar with the words they will encounter in the story, and reading comprehension questions at the end. Each Ready-to-Go! story contains about 100 words and features sight words, rhyming words, and repetition to help children reinforce their new reading skills. In this book, readers will learn sixteen sight words and four words from two word families.

Item No. 9781534427259
$17.99