The incomparable Eric Carle brings us a story of childhood friendship that tugs at the heartstrings of all ages When a best friend moves away, it can be painful for the child left behind. But the spunky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing playmate. Young readers will cheer the boy on as he braves currents, climbs mountains, and dashes through rain before, finally, reuniting with his friend. Here is 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. 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.Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 11/19/2013 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
With more than 6.5 million copies sold in board book alone, Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's classic Bear books have been a hit with young children for many generations. Now, for the first time, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Polar Bear, Polar Bear,What Do You Hear?; and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? are available together in a boxed board book gift set--perfect for every baby's first library.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/30/2007Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Do you want to be my friend?" asks the lonely little mouse. He follows a tai1, but all he finds at its end is a rather unfriendly horse. The little mouse just wants someone to play with-but he'll have to follow a lot of tails before he can find just the right companion.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/1987Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
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.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/2/2012Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See' is the final collaboration fromthis bestselling author-illustrator team.Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear’s quest to findMama, 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 mama and baby makes a fitting finale to a beloved series. Now in board-book format for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/7/2009Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
The author and illustrator team behind the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? turn their extraordinary talents to the theme of animal conservation.Thirty-five years after their first groundbreaking collaboration, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunite to address the important topic of animal conservation. A Bald Eagle soars, a Spider Monkey swings, a Macaroni Penguin struts, and a Red Wolf sneaks through Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text and Eric Carle's vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future-a dreaming child.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 7/19/2011Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Ten years ago, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunited to address the important topic of animal conservation. The result, Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?, became an instant classic. A Bald Eagle soars, a Spider Monkey swings, a Macaroni Penguin struts, and a Red Wolf sneaks through Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text and Eric Carle's vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future?a dreaming child.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/27/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
In the winter, life in McKinley, Minnesota, revolves around the rinks, where kids play hockey and grown-ups skate to scratchy phonograph records. Then, the year Marsh and his best friend, Willy, are twelve, Carl appears at the rink, wearing a battered, old leather flight jacket and doing a strange dance that is both beautiful and disturbing to watch. It is Marsh and Willy who discover the terrible secret behind Carl's dance, a secret that threatens to destroy him. But a small miracle occurs, and Carl's dance becomes a fragile and tentative expression of hope and the healing power of love.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/26/2007Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
When Carl is told to mind the baby at a department store, the faithful Rottweiler and his little friend do some mischievous exploring. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/1/1992Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It's no wonder why kids love Little Sound Books. This electronic picture book, featuring art by Eric Carle, includes amusing stories, favorite characters, colorful pictures, and seven sound buttons. Character voices and story sounds make these already exciting stories even more fun to read.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/9/2013Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Mama Dog needs a rest. Carl offers to watch her puppies. Will he be able to keep three playful puppies out of trouble? Alexandra Day’s beloved babysitter, Carl the dog, stars in this brand-new story created especially for beginning readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/10/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Happy birthday, Carl! But can Mom surprise him? No way. As hard as Mom tries, Madeleine and her canine babysitter extraordinaire are hot on her trail, tasting the party punch, peeking at presents, and adding some of their own favorite decorations.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/1/1997Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When Mouse lets his best friend, Rabbit, play with his brand-new airplane, trouble isn't far behind. From Caldecott Honor award winner Eric Rohmann comes a brand-new picture book about friends and toys and trouble, illustrated in robust, expressive prints. My Friend Rabbit is the winner of the 2003 Caldecott Medal.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Eric Carle is one of the most celebrated children's book authors/illustrators of all time, with over 103 million copies of his books sold worldwide. Inspired by Eric Carle's 'Do You Want to Be My Friend?', this interactive toy features printed fabrics based on original Eric Carle art. It contains multiple teaching and activity features such as a button, zipper, mirror, textured rings, in and out play mouse with squeaker, and a chime noise in his belly. Hours and hours of developmental fun!
Legendary author/illustrator Eric Carle pairs with Kazuo Iwamura to create a picture book full of rhyme and repetition, in a question and response format that will delight young readers.Acclaimed author-illustrator Eric Carle and Japanese artist Kazuo Iwamura have created a unique bilingual book, half in English, half in Japanese, with each half illustrated respectively by Carle and Iwamura. Carle, using his distinctive collage technique, and Iwamura introduce a colorful cast of characters who join one another, one-by-one, on the way to see their friends. The two parts meet in the middle, in a beautiful eight-page gatefold. Here, Carle and Iwamura's stories and art come together, as the friends finally meet, joining English and Japanese.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2003Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
“Take good care of the baby, Carl.”Mother knows she can trust Carl, a large and lovable Rottweiler, to watch over baby Madeleine. What she doesn’t know is that the minute she’s gone, Carl and the baby gallop off on adventures. In this collection of six of Alexandra Day’s popular Carl stories, Carl and the baby explore a department store, a park, and even a masquerade ball—and always make it back before Mother knows they’re gone. Carl and Madeleine’s joyful romps, told mainly through lush, wordless spreads, are gathered together here for the first time, and will delight children and all those who take care of them. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/2/2007Pages: 200Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Taking care of a sick child is not easy, and it’s no different for Carl. When he agrees to care for Daddy Dog’s sick puppy, Carl is run ragged by Puppy’s demands.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/5/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Mama Duck has lost one of her ducklings. Where could Baby Duck be? Mama Duck asks Carl for help. Will Carl be able to find Baby Duck? Alexandra Day’s ever-popular dog, Carl, stars in this brand-new story created especially for beginning readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/10/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When Madeleine’s parents go to the Pond Party, they leave Carl and the baby at home for a cozy winter afternoon with a babysitter. But Carl and Madeleine have plans of their own— they want to play in the snow! After getting all bundled up, they sneak off to go sledding, build a snowman, and even make an appearance at the party and try sliding on the ice at the pond. Of course, resourceful Carl gets the baby home before her parents return—and the babysitter is never the wiser. Everyone’s favorite Rottweiler appears here in a wintertime romp.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/10/2009Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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