Eric Carle

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Eric Carle

Eric Carle

Birthday: June 25, 1929Birthplace: Syracuse, New YorkSpouse: Barbra Carle •Moved to Germany at age 6•Recruited by the German government to dig trenches during World War II•At the Age of 23 he moved back to the U.S.•In 2002 he founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

•Mr. Seahorse-2004•10 Little Rubber Ducks-2005•Baby Bear, Baby Bear What Do You See? -2007• The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse-2011• Friends-2013

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Personal Life


Most Popular Works

•Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See•Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear?•Pancakes, Pancakes •The Very Hungry Caterpillar•The Very busy Spider •The Grouchy Ladybug,•The Very Busy Spider •The Very Quiet Crickett

•Worked for New York Times•Graphic designer and art director at an advertising agency •Collaborated with Bill Martin Jr. who helped him launch his career•His first book ‘1,2,3, to the Zoo’ was written in 1968•As an illustrator, he uses the collage technique

Life as an Author and Illustrator

The Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators, New York, NY, 2010Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Literature Award presented by the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, 2008The NEA Foundation Award for Outstanding Service to Public Education, 2007




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