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Eric Carle - Author

About the Author

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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Featured books by Eric Carle

Eric Carle's Book of Many Things

Eric Carle's Book of Many Things

5+ readers

Author: Eric Carle Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/06/2018

Eric Carle's immediately recognisable visual style lifts this useful first word and first concept compendium to another level.

Other books by Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter

Author: Eric Carle Format: Board book Release Date: 18/02/2021

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is at the farm hunting for tasty Easter eggs . . . Meet friendly farmyard animals and lift the flaps on every page to help The Very Hungry Caterpillar hunt for eggs. Will you find them all? A simple, delightful new seasonal lift-the-flap adventure with big flaps that are perfect for little hands.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's First 100 Words

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's First 100 Words

Author: Eric Carle Format: Board book Release Date: 07/01/2021

Have fun learning first words with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this brightly coloured chunky board book. Explore familiar themes such as At Home, At the Park, At the Zoo and At the Picnic! Every spread is a colourful, engaging scene - spot The Very Hungry Caterpillar on every page and find hidden words and friendly characters under the multiple flaps.

Happy Christmas from The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Happy Christmas from The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Author: Eric Carle Format: Board book Release Date: 29/09/2020

Christmas is. . . sharing with others . . . giving gifts with love . . . enjoying the magic of the season Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of Christmas and all the ways to wish the ones you love a Very Merry Christmas. This delightful board book features Eric Carle's bright and distinctive artwork from sparkling stars and snowy scenes - and you can spot The Very Hungry Caterpillar on every page. With it's festive artwork and gentle rhyming text, this is the perfect gift for Christmas!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Creepy-Crawly Halloween

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Creepy-Crawly Halloween

Author: Eric Carle Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar on his spookiest adventure yet as he explores the woods by the light of the moon. Lift the big flap on every page to discover which creatures are hiding in the woods tonight. A simple, engaging new seasonal lift-the-flap adventure with big flaps that are perfect for little hands!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Magnet Book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Magnet Book

Author: Eric Carle Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Can you help The Very Hungry Caterpillar find all his favourite foods in this magnificent magnet book? Read the story and play with the magnets to bring The Very Hungry Caterpillar's world to life. Discover first concepts like numbers, shapes and colours as you play, using your imagination and creativity to help finish the adventure! The eight chunky magnets are the perfect size for little hands and can be used again and again, helping to develop fine motor skills.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Bugs Sticker and Colouring Book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Bugs Sticker and Colouring Book

Author: Eric Carle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2020

Follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar on an exciting journey with all kinds of bugs in this book packed with sticker scenes, puzzles, colouring-in and games. Discover buzzing bees, spinning spiders, flashing fireflies and lots more - all without leaving the pages of this book! Big stickers for little hands make this the perfect first activity book for young explorers everywhere.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Hide-and-Seek

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Hide-and-Seek

Author: Eric Carle Format: Board book Release Date: 28/04/2020

Play hide and seek with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this fantastic finger trail lift-the-flap book! Who is in the forest where it's bright and sunny? Busy, buzzing bees making tasty honey! A fun first introduction to woodland creatures and their habitats. With its gentle rhyming narrative, chunky flaps and finger trails, this book is perfect for little explorers!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter Sticker and Colouring Book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter Sticker and Colouring Book

Author: Eric Carle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

Follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar on an Easter journey through springtime in this book packed with sticker scenes, puzzles, colouring-in and games. Discover bouncing bunnies, hidden Easter eggs, leaping lambs and lots more - all without leaving the pages of this book! Big stickers for little hands make this the perfect first activity book for young explorers everywhere.

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