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The Best List Of Eric Carle Books For Kids

One of my all time favourite books is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. When I was an early years teacher I loved to read the story of the hungry caterpillar to the children. I purchased a dvd with the story along with other stories written by Eric Carle.

Today I am sharing a list of fantastic Eric Carle books that kids will love. Well I know they do as I’ve read these many times in the preschool setting and they always go down a real treat.

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When Do Children Learn To Read? 

Children usually start learning to read around the age of four and five. As a young toddler children are introduced to pictures books and short stories. As little ones enter Nursery or preschool, they are able to learn the names and sounds of the alphabet which is great preparation for learning easy and simple words once they start school.

Who Is Eric Carle? 

Eric Carle is an American designer, writer and illustrator of children’s books. One of his most famous books is The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 65 languages and sold more than 46 million copies. 

Carle was born in 1929 and is currently 90 years old. He was born in Syracuse, New York and has two children. Eric Carle won an award for children’s literature. He is a wonderful author and has created a great legacy. 

We hope you enjoy this list of books by this fantastic kids author! 

List Of Eric Carle Books Kids Love

These books are fantastic for kids. I love the book pancakes pancakes and the grouchy ladybug. In fact there are a lot of books written by Eric Carle and they are all fantastic. 

Here are some Eric Carle book titles children will love to read.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

the very hungry caterpillar book

Brown Bear Brown Bear What do you see? 

brown bear brown bear book by eric carle

Polar Bear Polar Bear What do you hear?

polar bear polar bear what do you hear book by Eric Carle

Grouchy Ladybug

grouchy ladybug book by eric carle

Very Busy Spider 

the very busy spider by eric carle children's book about spiders

From Head to Toe

From Head to toe book by eric carle

Mixed up Chameleon

The mixed up Chameleon by Eric Carle Kids book

Papa Please get the Moon for me

papa papa get the moon for me by eric carle

The Very Lonely Firefly

The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle kids book

The Very Quiet Cricket

Eric Carle Book The Very Quiet Cricket

Little Rubber Ducks

Ten Little Rubber Ducks By Eric Carle

Do You Want to be my Friend 

Be My Friend By Eric Carle

Panda Bear Panda Bear What do you see?

Panda Bear Panda Bear What Do You See? by Eric Carle

Mister Seahorse 

Mister Seahorse kids book by Eric Carle

Baby Bear Baby Bear What do you see? 

Baby Bear Baby Bear What Do You See?

Pancakes Pancakes

Pancakes Pancakes by Eric Carle

Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar

A kids book called Love From The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Little Cloud 

Little Cloud by Eric Carle. A fun Eric carle book for kids

Draw Me A Star

Draw me a star by eric carle a kids book

The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse

the artist who painted a blue horse by Eric Carle

Eric Carle Book Activities For Preschool Kids

If you want to find some fun activities for preschool kids based on Eric Carle books you will find some exciting activities here on The Inspiration Edit.

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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