What's Your Favorite Animal?Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your Favorite (Volume 1)
Eric Carle; illustrations by Eric Carle and others
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Everybody has a favorite animal. Some like little white dogs or big black cats or hoppy brown bunnies best. Others prefer squishy snails or tall giraffes or sleek black panthers. With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 14 children's book artists share their favorite animals and why they love them.
Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award
Praise for What's Your Favorite Animal?
“A varied and engaging omnibus that offers real insight into the lives and personalities of these artists.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Showcasing 14 contemporary (mainly American) picture-book illustrators, this handsome volume asks the title question and devotes a double-page spread to each artist's answer.” —Booklist
“This menagerie offers picture-book lovers of all ages a glimpse into each creator's style, personality and brand of humor.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative.” —The New York Times Book Review on The Very Hungry Caterpillar
“Carle's signature jewel-toned tissue paper and acrylic collages are simple enough for youngest onlookers to appreciate, yet filled with subtleties to delight adult eyes.” —Publishers Weekly on Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
“The contemporary classic, beloved of preschoolers and beginning readers alike.” —The Horn Book Guide on Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?-
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