The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The Official Eric Carle Web Site
Grade Levels:Pre-K, Primary
This rich site features ideas to use in the classroom for all of Eric Carle's books, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a biography of the author, and more.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site: Eric Carle, Featured Author
Grade Levels: Pre-K, Primary
This bibliography includes an introduction describing Carle's artistic techniques as well as descriptions and ISBN numbers for Eric Carle's most popular books.
Books by Eric CarleThe Grouchy Ladybug
This book teaches the concept of time, as a ladybug challenges increasingly large animals to a fight as the day goes on. The Mixed Up Chameleon
Grade Level:Pre-K, Primary
A chameleon fantasizes that he can turn into different animals because he is tired of being himself. In the end, however, he realizes that his orginal self is truly the best.
The Very Busy Spider
Grade Level: Pre-K,Primary
A spider diligently spins a web rather than be distracted by the many farm animals that ask her to come out and play. The raised threads of the spider's web in the illustrations make this book a tactile (as well as a visual) treat.