Author(s): Eric Carle
A little boy's cat has gone missing. So he embarks upon a fantastic quest to find his pet. Along the way, he meets leopards, lions and tigers but says, "That's not my cat!" Sturdy board book pages pull out to reveal a whole host of surprises until, finally, the little boy finds just the cat he is looking for!
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.