Author(s): Eric Carle
Now one of Eric Carle's most popular books is a lift-the-flap book The horse wants to go for a ride, the cow wants to eat some grass, and the sheep wants to run in the meadow--but where is the very busy spider? You'll have to lift the flap to find out
Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. He was born in New York, but spent his early life in Germany. He returned to the States in his early twenties and worked as a graphic designer for the New York Times. He went on to be the art director of an advertising agency before he began writing and illustrating children's books. Eric lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.