Cover image for Eric Carle Classics.
Title:
Eric Carle Classics.
Author:
Carle, Eric.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2011]
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Summary:
The tiny seed tells the story of a tiny seed that floats across the sky and eventually becoes a giant flower. Pancakes, pancakes! presents the story of Jack who is hungry for a big, delicious pancake breakfast. But first his mother needs various ingredients for the meal. Will Jack every get his pancakes? Walter the baker's cat spills the milk and Walter must make the sweet roles with water. The duke is very upset and threatens to banish the baker unless Walter can take the same dough and make a good-tasting roll that the rising sun can shine through three times. Will the baker be banished forever?
General Note:
"These titles were previously published individually"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
The tiny seed -- Pancakes, pancakes! -- Walter, the baker.
Reading Level:
Ages 3-7.
ISBN:
9781442439887
Format :
Book

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This bind-up collects three beloved Eric Carle picture books.

In Pancakes, Pancakes , Jack is hungry for a a big, delicious pancake breakfast. But first, his mother needs flour from the mill, an egg from the black he, milk from the spotted cow, and butter churned from fresh cream. Will it ever be time for breakfast and that large pancake?

In Walter the Baker , Walter is famous for his breads, rolls, cookies, tarts, and pies, and the and Duchess especially love his warm sweet rolls. But one day the cat spills the milk, and Walter is forced to serve the Duke and Duchess rolls made with water. After one bite the Duke throws down his roll in disgust and summons Walter to the castle. He threatens to banish the baker unless he can take the same dough and make a good-tasting roll that the rising sun can shine through three times. Will Walter succeed in his task, or will he have to leave his town forever?

The Tiny Seed is Eric Carle's classic story of the life cycle of a flower, told through the adventures of a tiny seed. Young readers will cheer the seed's progress as it floats across the sky, nestles in the ground, and finally grows into a giant flower.


Author Notes

Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school.

After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Dream Snow, Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes! His title The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. His title Brown Bear Brown Bear What to You See? made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. In 2015 he made The New Zealand Best Seller List with Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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