Today is Monday by Eric Carle

Today is Monday

Written by Eric Carle
Illustrated by


Today is Monday by Eric Carle

Today is Monday is a stunningly colourful picture book illustrated by Eric Carle - author illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar - that teaches young children about different types of food and the days of the week and assists memory development through repetition and light-hearted humour. Sheet music for the Today is Monday song that runs through the book is also included - perfect for encouraging an early interest in music. Eric Carle is an award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator of books for very young children. His books include the much-loved classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Rooster's Off to See the World, The Mixed-Up Chameleon, Draw Me a Star, The Very Busy Spider and The Bad-Tempered Ladybird. His most famous book The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold over 33 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 50 different languages; several enhanced editions of The Very Hungry Caterpillar are available from Puffin.

About the Author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 50 languages and sold over 33 million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 110 million copies of his books have sold around the world.

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32 pages


Eric Carle
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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

25th January 1996



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