In two stories bound together back to back, a tortoise realizes the need for a shell after several scary encounters and a greedy python eats to excess, finally eating himself.
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Eric Carle was born in Syracuse, NY,
and moved to Germany with his
parents when he was six years old. He
studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts
in Stuttgart before returning to the
United States, where he worked as a
graphic designer for The New York
Times and later as art director for an international
advertising agency. His most well-known book, The
Very Hungry Caterpillar, which was published in 1969
gained him immediate international recognition. Since
the Caterpillar was published, Eric Carle has illustrated
more than seventy books, including Papa,Please Get
the Moon for Me and The Tiny Seed, and more than 88
million copies of his books have sold around the
world. In 2002, Eric Carle and his wife Barbara
founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in
Amherst, MA. Eric and Barbara Carle divide their time
between the Florida Keys and the hills of North
Carolina. For more information please visit:
www.eric-carle.com and www.carlemuseum.org.
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Book Description Picture Book Studio, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110887080391