Thank You Eric Carle

My last copy of this book, held together with tape

When I started teaching preschool in the early 1980s, my go to book was The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. The two and three-year-olds loved it for its simple story of transformation from caterpillar to butterfly, the naughtiness of a caterpillar who eats too many goodies, and its repetitive language and predictability.

Eric Carle died yesterday at the age of 91, He was the author/illustrator of many beloved books…

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Laurie Levy

Laurie Levy

Boomer. Educator. Advocate. Eclectic topics: grandkids, special needs, values, aging, loss, & whatever. Author: Terribly Strange and Wonderfully Real.