Presentation on theme: "Insert clip art here. Eric Carle Eric Carle is an author and an illustrator. He writes and illustrates childrens books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar."— Presentation transcript:
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Eric Carle Eric Carle is an author and an illustrator. He writes and illustrates childrens books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Insert a picture of Eric Carle here
Where does he live?. Syracuse Eric Carle was born in Syracuse, New York. Northampton. Now he lives with his wife, Bobbie in Northampton, Massachusetts. Insert map here
What was his first book ? Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See? The first book that he illustrated. 1,2,3 To The Zoo His first book he wrote and illustrated by himself, …followed shortly by…. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Insert pictures of book covers on this slide.
What comes first, the story or the pictures ? Eric Carle says, To me, pictures need writing and writing needs pictures. The idea comes first!
How does Eric Carle make his pictures ? His pictures are like collages. He starts by painting lots of plain tissue paper with different colors. Then when he wants to make a picture, he cuts different shapes out of the painted tissue paper and glues it all together. Find pictures for this slide on Eric Carles website.
What is Eric Carles favorite book that he has written? Insert a picture of the book cover here
How can you get in touch with Eric Carle? You may send letters via snail mail to: Eric Carle, P.O. Box 485, Northampton, MA 01060, USA. You are also welcome to leave him a message in the guestbook on his official web site at : I love to hear from my fans! Eric Carle
Credits 1. Yahoo! Search – Images 2. The Official Eric Carle Website MarcoPolo – National Geographic Xpeditions