ACHUKA Book of the Day 27 May 2021
Updated new edition of a title f.p. 1998.
Eric Carle’s life and work are explored in this comprehensive and updated portrait that includes:
A brand-new and refreshed cover
More than sixty full-colour illustrations from his books
Full-colour art pieces showcasing his art style beyond his book work
A moving autobiographical account of his life (updated for this edition)
An insightful speech by Eric Carle originally given at the Children’s Literature Center in the Library of Congress
A photographic essay on how he creates his collages
A full-colour illustrated bibliography of all of his books
Anecdotal reflections by Ann Beneduce, his longtime friend and editor of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Essays on the power of his art by his German publisher, Dr. Viktor Christen, and Takeshi Matsumoto, curator at the Chihiro Iwasaki Museum in Tokyo.
Also new for this edition: essays by Nicholas B. Clark, chief curator and founding director of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and Alexandra Kennedy, executive director of The Carle.