Eric Carle, the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, is unquestionably one of the greatest children's book artists of all time. He continues to produce his best-selling picture books, and recently won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for lifetime achievement in children's literature. His books, as well as the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, continue to keep him at top momentum.
Praise for The Very Busy Spider
* A beautifully executed work for the very young that satisfies the needs of both visually handicapped and sighted children without losing its artistic integrity.--The Horn Book, starred review * Both sighted and blind children will follow the action with ease . . . Visually and verbally, this is a winner.--Booklist, starred review