Beloved Children's Book Illustrator, Author, Eric Carle has died at 91

“On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami, one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie, one sausage, one cupcake, and one slice of watermelon

That night he had a stomach ache.”

Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This photo illustration taken on May 26, 2021 shows Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "Book of Many Things" in Los Angeles, California

Eric Carle, author and illustrator of the beloved children's classic "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," has died aged 91, according to a statement from his official Instagram account on May 26, 2021.

The Picture Writer

The secret of Eric Carle’s books’ appeal lies in his intuitive understanding of and respect for children, who sense in him instinctively someone who shares their most cherished thoughts and emotions. A movie, made in 2011, about Eric and his picture books, called “Eric Carle: Picture Writer” is a wonderful introduction to his life and work

Click Here to Watch the Trailer for “Eric Carle: Picture Writer”

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content