Présentation de l'éditeur
Rooster's Off to See the World is a captivating picture book from Eric Carle, author-illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which teaches young children basic numeracy through a delightful story about an adventurous rooster. One fine morning, a rooster decided he wanted to travel. Along the way, he is joined by two cats, three frogs, four turtles and five fish, all eager to see the world. But they discover travelling is harder work than they thought. With his colourful collages and entertaining story, Eric Carle introduces children to the meaning of numbers, number sets and simple addition and subtraction. Eric Carle is an award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator of books for very young children. His books include the much-loved classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Mixed-Up Chameleon, Today is Monday, Draw Me a Star, The Very Busy Spider and The Bad-Tempered Ladybird. His most famous book The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold over 33 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 50 different languages; several enhanced editions of The Very Hungry Caterpillar are available from Puffin.
Biographie de l'auteur
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.