Eric carle's dragons, dragons by Eric Carle
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Fiery dragons, playful centaurs, the mysterious garusa, the web-footed bunyip--these and other mythological creatures abound in Eric Carle's Dragons Dragons. In this companion volume to Eric Carle's Animals Animals, he celebrates mythology and legends from around the world, and breathes life into the creatures that inhabit them. Illustrating poetry from such authors as Anne McCaffrey, X. J. Kennedy, Myra Cohn Livingston, and John Gardner, Eric Carle invites readers of all ages to enter the fabulous world of Dragons Dragons & other creatures that never were.
 

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Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school. After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes! His title The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. His title Brown Bear Brown Bear What to You See? made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. Whipple is an elementary school media specialist in New Jersey. She graduated from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Communication.
 
Published January 19, 2004 by Puffin Books. 68 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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A second well-chosen, gorgeously illustrated collection of poetry in the style of Animals Animals (1989).

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This collection of poems celebrates mythological creatures of all shapes, sizes and origins. To their world Carle brings his own unique vision, said PW, creating beings that shimmer with vitalit

Jan 29 1996 | Read Full Review of Eric carle's dragons, dragons...

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This collection of poems celebrates mythological creatures of all shapes, sizes and origins. To their world Carle brings his own unique vision, said PW, creating beings that shimmer with vitalit

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