2Eric Carle Eric Carle is an author and an illustrator. Insert a picture of Eric Carle hereEric CarleEric Carle is an author and an illustrator.He writes and illustrates children’s books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Brown Bear, Brown Bear.
3. Syracuse Where does he live? Insert map hereEric Carle was born in Syracuse, New York.Northampton.Insert map hereNow he lives with his wife, Bobbie in Northampton, Massachusetts.
4What was his first book ? Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See? 1,2,3 To The ZooThe first book that he illustrated.Insert pictures of book covers on this slide.His first book he wrote and illustrated by himself,…followed shortly by….The Very Hungry Caterpillar
5What comes first, the story or the pictures ? Eric Carle says, “To me, pictures need writing and writing needs pictures.”The idea comes first!
6How does Eric Carle make his pictures ? Find pictures for this slide on Eric Carle’s website.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.
7What is Eric Carle’s favorite book that he has written? Do You Want To Be My Friend?Insert a picture of the book cover here
8How 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
9Credits 1. Yahoo! Search – Images 2. The Official Eric Carle WebsiteMarcoPolo – National Geographic Xpeditions