The Very Busy Spider - Eric Carle new board book Classic children's story
THE VERY BUSY SPIDER
by ERIC CARLE
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new board book, 24 pages. Measures 13 x 18 cm.
Various farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness.
With the use of raised drawings, this innovative book adds the sense of touch to vision and hearing as ways to understand and enjoy the strikingly designed illustrations and the memorable story. Enjoyed by all audiences, this book’s tactile element makes it especially interesting to the visually-impaired.
Pictures to feel as well as to see while you hear or read the story by the creator of The Very Hungy Caterpillar which is also available - click here for more information
The board book edition of the best-selling story features a raised spider web children can feel for themselves, which complement the book's colorful collages and easy, rhythmic text.
About the author
Eric Carle was born in Syracuse, N.Y., in 1929, and moved with his parents to Germany in 1935. He came back to the United States in 1952, first working as a graphic designer. His work was noticed by Bill Martin, Jr., who invited Carle to illustrate his text for the still-popular picture book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See which launched his career in children's picture books.
He 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 30 languages and sold over 22 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 71 million copies of his books have sold around the world.
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The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
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