32 pages, 11.5 × 8 × 0.1 in
July 20, 1998
Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0698116453
ISBN - 13: 9780698116450
About the Book
In this coloring book edition of Carle's first picture book, joyously colored animals riding on a train to the zoo offer toddlers a first introduction to numbers, number sets, addition, and counting. Full color. Consumable.
From the Publisher
Joyously colored animals, riding on a train to the zoo, offer youngsters a first introduction to numbers, number sets, addition and counting in this paperback reissue of Eric Carle's first picture book. A gatefold spread at the back of the book, featuring the whole wonderful animal train, adds to the fun!
About the Author
Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over twelve million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than sixty books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote.Born in Syracuse, New York, in 1929, Eric Carle moved with his parents to Germany when he was six years old; he was educated there, and graduated from the prestigious art school, the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, in Stuttgart. But his dream was always to return to America, the land of his happiest childhood memories. So, in 1952, with a fine portfolio in hand and forty dollars in his pocket, he arrived in New York. Soon he found a job as a graphic designer in the promotion department of The New York Times. Later, he was the art director of an advertising agency for many years.One day, respected educator and author, Bill Martin Jr, called to ask Carle to illustrate a story he had written. Martin's eye had been caught by a striking picture of a red lobster that Carle had created for an advertisement. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the result of their collaboration. It is still a favorite with children everywhere. This was the beginning of Eric Carle's true caree
From Our Editors
Joyously colored animals, riding on a train to the zoo, offer youngsters a first introduction to numbers, number sets, addition, and counting, in this paperback reissue of Carle's first picture book. Full color. with gatefold