Eric Carle on Weekend Edition!

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Scott Simon interviewed Eric Carle this morning. Here’s the link:

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/08/141057271/the-blue-horse-that-inspired-a-childrens-book

I haven’t seen Carle’s new book yet, but there’s a copy in our book fair which opens on Tuesday morning. I noticed it when we were setting up, but resisted the temptation to open it then. With books like this, I wait for a chance to really look…

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2 thoughts on “Eric Carle on Weekend Edition!

  1. My 18 month old daughter loves all of Eric Carle’s other books and given the awards this book has won, I thought it would be a winner, too. Unfortunately, my daughter isn’t that interested in this book. Simple text “I am a good artist” with beautiful pictures – but I think for the younger toddler you need a book that is not only visually stimulating, but something that allows them to interact more – lift a flap or touch and feel books – may be more appropriate?

    Have a nice day,
    Sara @

    • Hi Sara,
      Thanks for your comment. I agree with you. Beautiful book, and our art teachers have found all kinds ways to use it as inspiration for young artists. But it’s not a story in the way that the Very Hungry Caterpillar is! Happy Reading…

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