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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - by Eric Carle (1969)

This morning I was at a local store, when a set of pajamas for toddlers caught my eye. Hey, I thought, how cool is that! On display were pajama sets with pictures from “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?”, classic books written by author Eric Carle. 233 more words

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I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle

The High Museum of Art is featuring more than 80 collages from 16 of Carle’s most popular books that span his 50 year career, including many original works rarely on view. 47 more words

Head, Shoulder, Knees, and ... Feet!

Today at school, we brought back a favorite lesson from last year: Body Parts! The children loved singing the German version of “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes” – which says… 152 more words

The Very Hungry Caterpillar made me hungry :)

This recent election has been getting me back into the books I loved at a child (sometimes it seems like the only safe space left). Oh how I loved… 322 more words


The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle

First things first, do you say “cat-a-pell-er” or “cat-er-pill-at”?! Evy says “baadaahh.”

Time for this blog to take on a classic.

Eric Carle’s unique illustrations became an instantly recognizable cultural meme with the popularity of this book. 371 more words

Detoxing with Nature

With the USA election now over, I felt a strong need to seek Nature.

So I took a long walk, gazing at trees in all their autumn splendor. 95 more words

Sing, Sing a Song

He slides onto the chair with me, smelling sweetly of baby shampoo, an incandescent grin lighting his face. My boy knows what’s coming in his bedtime ritual which he adores, a ritual which will include an Eric Carle book, songs his mother will butcher, and what I generally call the “Justin/Mama lovefest” which precedes his exuberant dive into his bed on a nightly basis. 488 more words