What's Your Favourite Animal? by Eric Carle, et al.

What's Your Favourite Animal?

Written by Eric Carle, et al.

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Eric Carle, the world-famous creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, loves animals – especially cats. His cat Fiffi is the first favourite animal followed by Peter McCarty’s great big Bunny and Rosemary Wells rather small dog! Lane Smith’s favourite is a handsome elephant while Jon Klassen likes ducks best. Each illustrator has created an original picture in this special catalogue reflecting a wide range of talents. ~ Julia Eccleshare


All roylaties from this book will be donated to The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, which was founded by Eric and Barbara Carle in 2002. The Carle exhibits original illlustrations created by picture book artists from around the world. A perfect first art museum experience for children, the museum invites guests to get creative and feel inspired in its galleries, art studio, theatre and picture book library. You can visit The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, US or at carlemuseum.org.


What's Your Favourite Animal? by Eric Carle, et al.

From the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes a stylish first animal board book - perfect for babies and their picture book-loving parents!

Who would have thought Lucy Cousins's favourite animal is a leopard, NOT a mouse! And Eric Carle? He loves CATS! Bringing together some of the finest modern children's book illustrators of our time - Jon Klassen, Eric Carle, Lucy Cousins, Nick Bruel, Susan Jeffers, Steven Kellogg, Tom Litchtenheld, Peter McCarty, Chris Raschka, Peter Sis, Lane Smith, Erin Stead, Rosemary Wells, Mo Willems - Eric Carle asks, What's your favourite animal? and the result is an astonishingly colourful parade of animals, from giraffes with their heads in the clouds to fuzzy dogs and squishy snails.


This menagerie offers picture-book lovers of all ages a glimpse into each creator's style, personality and brand of humour Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Eric Carle is the renowned children's-book author and illustrator, most famous for his picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 30 languages worldwide. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books including Brown Bear, Brown Bear and What Do You See? and more than 71 million copies of his books have sold around the world. He is also the founder of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization set up to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books, to which all the royalties from this book will go.

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Board book
30 pages


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2015




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