Eric Carle

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Central Idea Statment

Eric Carle started writing books for children in the 1960’s in New York because he wanted to inspire young kids.


Summary

Eric Carle was born in Syracuse, Ny in 1929. The biggest challenge he faced was when he had to move to Germany when he was 6, but he liked it better in the U.S. He got inspired to write books when he was asked to illustrate a book called Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See? He currently lives in Ma, U.S. He says that he will write books as long as he lives.

Summary Of Synthesized Imformation

Tone-

The tone of Eric Carle's books is to be creative. In the Very Hungry Caterpillar there is all sorts of colorful fruit and bright colors. Another reason is that in the Mixed up Chameleon there is different animals all different colors. In The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse the artist painting different pictures of brightly colored animals.


Characters-

The characters in his books are usually animals. In the Very Hungry Caterpillar the main character is a caterpillar. In the Mixed up Chameleon the characters are all animals. In The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse the artist paints all sorts of animals.

Citations

Works Cited

Carle, Eric. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse. London: Puffin, 2013. Print.

Carle, Eric. The Mixed-up Chameleon. New York: Crowell, 1975. Print.

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1994. Print.

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