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Eric Carle is the creator of more than seventy picture books for young readers.
Eric Carle was born in New York, USA. However, when he was just six, he moved with his parents to Germany. In 1952, after graduating from the prestigious Akademie der Bildenden Knste in Stuttgart, he fulfilled his dream of returning to New York.
Eric Carle has received many distinguished awards and honours for his work, including, in 2003, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his lifetime contribution to children's literature and illustration.
In 2002, fifty years after Carle's return to the United States, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art was opened in Amherst, Massachusetts. Here visitors of all ages can enjoy, in addition to Eric Carle's work, original artwork by other distinguished children's book illustrators from around the world.
Eric Carle es el creador de ms de setenta libros ilustrados para nios.
Naci en Syracuse, Nueva York, pero a los seis aos de edad se traslad con sus padres a Alemania. En 1952, tras graduarse de la prestigiosa Akademie der Bildenden Knste de Stuttgart, logr cumplir su sueo de regresar a Nueva York.
Ha recibido muchos e importantes premios y distinciones, entre ellos el Laura Ingalls Wilder Award en 2003, por su aportacin global a la literatura y a la ilustracin infantil.
En 2002, cincuenta aos despus de su regreso a los Estados Unidos, se inaugur en Amherst, Massachusetts, el Museo Eric Carle de Libros Ilustrados, donde se exhibe, adems de la obra completa de Eric Carle, un buen nmero de originales de los ms destacados ilustradores de libros infantiles del mundo entero.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mice -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals -- Juvenile fiction.
Mice -- Fiction.
Animals -- Fiction.
Stories without words.