Eric Carle Books

Eric Carle's Opposites
Carle, Eric
What's the opposite of ordinary? Eric Carle's Opposites! Unfold the full-page flaps to explore opposites with the art of Eric Carle. Short and tall, big and little, over and under!
Item No. 9780448445656
$7.99
Eric Carle's Very Little Library
Carle, Eric
Perfect for holiday gift-giving, here are three board book classics from the creator of The Very Hungy Caterpillar!

Children all over the world have grown up with Eric Carle and his "very" books. Now, for the first time, three of these classic board books are together in their own little library! Packaged in a beautiful slipcase, the timeless The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Lonely Firefly, and The Very Busy Spider make a collection essential for every new baby, and every child beginning the road to reading.

Item No. 9780399242045
$34.99
Firefly, Light Up the Sky Pop Up Book and Flashlight Set (Large Format)
Firefly, Light Up the Sky Pop Up Book and Flashlight Set (Large Format)
Eric Carle

Written in charming rhyme, a firefly flies at night, casting its glow on various nighttime creatures. Each spread features a large pop-up of a different animal or insect; shine your flashlight to find out which nighttime friends are hiding in the shadows. And, press five sound buttons on the flashlight to add critter sound effects and bring the reading experience to life. Finally, when the firefly is ready for bed, who will light up the sky instead? The moon!

Item No. 9781450897594
$19.99
Firefly, Light Up the Sky Pop Up Book and Flashlight Set (Small Format)
Firefly, Light Up the Sky Pop Up Book and Flashlight Set (Small Format)
Eric Carle

Written in charming rhyme, a firefly flies at night, casting its glow on various nighttime creatures. Each spread features a large pop-up of a different animal or, insect shine your flashlight to find out which nighttime friends are hiding in the shadows. And, press five sound buttons on the flashlight to add critter sound effects and bring the reading experience to life. Finally, when the firefly is ready for bed, who will light up the sky instead? The moon!

Item No. 9781450897792
$14.99
Flora And Tiger - Hardcover
Carle, Eric
My father loved animals, it is from him that I inherited that love for all kinds of creatures. My father liked to draw, it is from him that I inherited the joy of picture making. My father was a story teller, it is from him that I learned to tell a story.
" Eric Carle known for his outstanding picture books, among them "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," has now turned his talent to writing these short stories. "Flora and Tiger" is an exuberant and touching collection of personal vignettes dedicated to his gentle father, from his earliest years in America, through his boyhood in the shadow of war in Germany, to the present as an adult living and working in the United States.
Eric Carle writes of his "Oma" (German grandmother) and the hen who might have been a rooster, his cousin Fritz and the turtle who loved a cat, his friend Sol and his kidnapped black cat, and his Uncle Adam and his tamed ravens, and many others.
"These stories have three things in common, " Eric Carle writes, "animals and insects, my family and friends. and me." Writing with wit and charm, full of love for the people around him, in these stories, Eric Carle welcomes readers, young and old, into his world.
Item No. 9780399232039
$21.99
Foolish Tortoise Large Board Book
Buckley, Richard
The timeless tale of The Foolish Tortoise, illustrated by Eric Carle, has a home on laps everywhere in this oversize board book edition!

The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell. The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he's too scared to walk anywhere! This silly tortoise learns the hard way that there's no place like home.

Children and adults alike will enjoy this jubilant tale of a tortoise on a journey of self-discovery. This oversize board book edition of a classic tale whimsically illustrated by Eric Carle features a refreshed cover design and is perfect for storytime and anytime.

Item No. 9781442489905
$12.99
Friends
Carle, Eric
From the creator of the all-time classic VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR comes a sweetly resonant story about the power of friendship.

When a best friend moves away, it can be painful for the child who is left behind. But the spunky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing playmate. Young readers will cheer on the boy as he braves currents, climbs mountains, and dashes through rain before, finally, reuniting with his friend. A story alive with love and perseverance, brightened with vibrant art and Eric Carle's trademark fostering of imagination.

This deeply personal story for Eric is dedicated to his longtime wife, Bobbie, and it is their bond that inspired the book. For anyone who has ever scaled mountains to be with the one he loves, or for anyone who has simply known the love and joy of a great friendship, this book will strike a resonant chord.

"This story of love and determination is illustrated with Carle's extraordinary signature artwork. For anyone who would cross rivers and scale mountains for a beloved friend, this warmhearted story will create an emotional response. Young readers will learn the value of friendship and its many challenges." --School Library Journal

"Often dynamic and quite beautiful, these colorful illustrations of the river, the meadow, and so on are abstract in style and show up well from a distance. A picture-book tribute to the strength of childhood friendships." --Booklist

"The images are beautiful and evocative." --Publishers Weekly

Item No. 9780399165337
$17.99
Friends Board Book
Carle, Eric
From the creator of the all-time classic VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR comes a sweetly resonant story about the power of friendship--now available for little hands

When a best friend moves away, it can be painful for the child who is left behind. But the spunky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing playmate. Friends tells a story alive with love and perseverance, brightened with vibrant art and Eric Carle's trademark fostering of imagination.

Praise for Friends

"This story of love and determination is illustrated with Carle's extraordinary signature artwork. For anyone who would cross rivers and scale mountains for a beloved friend, this warmhearted story will create an emotional response. Young readers will learn the value of friendship and its many challenges." --School Library Journal

"Often dynamic and quite beautiful . . . A picture-book tribute to the strength of childhood friendships." --Booklist

Item No. 9780399172069
$7.99
From Head To Toe - Board Book
Carle, Eric
I can do it! is the confidence-building message of this fun-filled interactive picture book. A variety of familiar animals, depicted in colorful collages, invites young children to copy their antics as they wiggle, stomp, thump, and bend across the strikingly designed pages.
Item No. 9780694013012
$8.99
From Head To Toe - Hardcover
Carle, Eric
I can do it! is the confidence-building message of this fun-filled interactive picture book. A variety of familiar animals, depicted in colorful collages, invites young children to copy their antics as they wiggle, stomp, thump, and bend across the strikingly designed pages.
Item No. 9780060235154
$17.99
From Head To Toe - Softcover
Carle, Eric

From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling creator of beloved books including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes From Head to Toe, a colorful and energetic book that will have young readers clapping their hands, stomping their feet, and wiggling their toes!

Giraffes can bend their necks, monkeys can wave their hands, and donkeys can kick their legs. And so can you! Throughout this interactive book, the animals of From Head to Toe invite young readers to copy their antics as they play.

Through Carle's vibrant collages and simple instructions, children will learn the importance of listening, exercising, and taking on a new challenge. Join the giraffes, monkeys, donkeys, seals, and more for a frolicking, fun adventure!

Item No. 9780064435963
$8.99
From Head to Toe Big Book
Carle, Eric

Oversized picture book perfect for sharing in classrooms!

From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling creator of beloved books including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes From Head to Toe, a colorful and energetic book that will have young readers clapping their hands, stomping their feet, and wiggling their toes! This oversize paperback is perfect for classroom sharing.

Giraffes can bend their necks, monkeys can wave their hands, and donkeys can kick their legs. And so can you! Throughout this interactive book, the animals of From Head to Toe invite young readers to copy their antics as they play.

Through Carle's vibrant collages and simple instructions, children will learn the importance of listening, exercising, and taking on a new challenge. Join the giraffes, monkeys, donkeys, seals, and more for a frolicking, fun adventure!

Item No. 9780061119729
$24.99
Have You Seen My Cat? Slide and Peek Board Book
Carle, Eric
In this charming board book adaptation of Eric Carle's popular story, Have You Seen My Cat?, little boy worries about his missing cat and travels to different places in search of his pet. The sturdy pages of this board book slide out to reveal the numerous feline counterparts--including lions, leopards, and tigers--the boy encounters along the way. It isn't until the last page that he finds his missing pet--and receives a wonderful surprise!
Item No. 9781416985143
$7.99
Hear Bear Roar Soundbook

When readers press one of the sound buttons appearing in the text, they hear the animal’s name read aloud, accompanied by a corresponding animal sound: bear roar, fox yip, deer grunt, wolf howl, dolphin chatter, lobster claw clack, whale song, bird tweet, bee buzz, owl hoot, gull caw, bat squeak, spider skitter, woodpecker rapping, monkey chatter, leopard snarl, goat baa, eagle cry, bear grunts, penguin chatter, walrus roar, seal bark, buffalo grunt, snake hiss, horse whinny, elephant trumpet, prairie dog call, mouse squeak, lion roar, bear snuffle; Each spread presents multiple animals found in one natural environment: under water, up a tree, in the snow, etc. A sound icon for each animal appears in the short text.

Item No. 9781450874779
$18.99
Here We Go Soundbook
You drive the story in this fun book for children featuring a horn with eleven different sounds and a recessed steering wheel which rises for play.
Item No. 9781450851244
$23.99
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Carle, Eric
Hermit Crab seeks the perfect home--and learns to appreciate change--in this Ready-to-Read edition of Eric Carle's beloved story.

In this classic story from Eric Carle, Hermit Crab grows out of one house after another as he searches for the perfect home. Children who must change schools, move to a new town, or even graduate to a new grade in school will relate to Hermit Crab's situation and take heart as they see that growing up isn't really so scary after all.

Filled with whimsy and wisdom--and based on the true behaviors of the hermit crab--this modern classic features Eric Carle's trademark vibrant collage illustrations and lively text that has been adapted into a Level 2 Ready-to-Read edition, making it ideal for newly independent readers.

Item No. 9781481409155
$3.99
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Carle, Eric
A brand-new title in this bestselling series from Eric Carle!

A tadpole becomes a frog, an acorn becomes an oak tree, and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. By lifting the big, sturdy flaps, young readers will discover the world around them and how things grow through Eric Carle's bright, beautiful images. A perfect companion title for Eric Carle's ABC, Opposites, and All Around Us.

Item No. 9780448487687
$7.99
Let's Paint a Rainbow
Carle, Eric

Last chance! This book is out-of-print and we don't have many copies left. Get it while you can!


Condition: Some slight yellowing due to age.

While introducing children to the concepts of colors and counting by twos, a vibrant rainbow gradually appears when children turn the pages of this book. Full color.
Item No. 9780590328449
$30.00
Merry Christmas from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
This gorgeous little gift book from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the perfect way to say "Merry Christmas!"


Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of all that is festive during the holiday season. This beautiful book features Eric Carle's bright, colorful artwork of Christmas delights--from presents to snowflakes and even Santa Claus--with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. This sweet little book is the perfect Christmas present for readers young and old.

Item No. 9781524784249
$8.99
Mister Seahorse - Hardcover
Carle, Eric
When Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs, she does it on Mr. Seahorse's belly! She knows he will take good care of them. While he swims waiting for the eggs to hatch, he meets some other underwater fathers caring for their babies: Mr. Tilapia, who carries his babies in his mouth; Mr. Kurtus, who keeps his on his head; and Mr. Catfish, who is baby-sitting his young hatchlings.

Eric Carle has done it again, with astonishingly beautiful collage illustrations and a story that introduces the very young to the wonders of aquatic life . . . and some very special daddies. A "hide and seek" feature with acetate overlays adds a colorful surprise.

Item No. 9780399242694
$18.99
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Carle, Eric
From beloved author-illustrator Eric Carle, this brand-new busy book is filled with touch-and-feels, lift-the-flaps, mirrors, and more--sure to endlessly entertain your little ones!

This brand-new busy book featuring Eric Carle's bright, colorful artwork is jam-packed with interactive activities to keep little hands busy. Each page features a different concept, from numbers and shapes, to colors, animals, and sounds! With a mylar mirror that's visible through the cover, glitter, lift-the-flaps, touch-and-feels, and more, this book is sure to be a hit with babies and parents. It's a must-have for every Eric Carle collection!

Item No. 9781481457910
$14.99
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Carle, Eric
From beloved author-illustrator Eric Carle comes this brand-new interactive board book that features sweet text and shiny mirrors throughout--sure to endlessly entertain little ones!

I see you in the butterfly
who flutters and soars.
I see you in the lion
who purrs sweetly, then roars.

Who's in that mirror? It's you! From a silly monkey to a shining sun, little ones will love seeing themselves in these clever mirrors! With Eric Carle's classic and colorful artwork and sweet text that rhymes, this book is a perfect addition to every Eric Carle collection!

Item No. 9781534424548
$7.99
My First Library 9-Book in Bag
Eric Carle

Look, find, and learn with the Very Hungry Caterpillar! This take-along library includes 9 sturdy little board books featuring classic Eric Carle art. "Look and Find" titles let little ones search the pages for hidden objects. "Here, There, and Everywhere" titles explore concepts like numbers, letters, colors, and shapes. It's a perfect first reading experience for little ones who are "hungry" for fun!

Item No. 9781503737624
$16.99
My First Peek-a-Book Animals
Carle, Eric
From beloved author-illustrator Eric Carle comes this brand-new peek-a-boo book that features an animal guessing game and lift-the-flaps throughout--sure to endlessly entertain little ones!

I have a long trunk
and big floppy ears
I roam in the grass
where I'll live for many years

Peek-a-boo! There's an elephant hiding under that flap! With all sorts of animals, lift-the-flaps, lively rhyming text, and Eric Carle's bright, colorful artwork this charming new board book is sure to keep little ones busy. It's a must-have for every Eric Carle collection!

Item No. 9781534401051
$7.99
My Very First Book of Animal Homes Board Book
Carle, Eric
Here are two new split-page board books in the popular series from Eric Carle. In the brilliantly colorful My Very First Book of Animal Homes, children can match each animal with the home it lives in. Where do the bees live? Where does the bird live? In My Very First Book of Animal Sounds, children can match each animal with the sound it makes. Which animal barks? Which animal roars? Only you can match them. Full of vibrant animals, these books are loads of fun for young children.
Item No. 9780399246470
$5.99