Quotes by Eric Carle

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One Sunday morning the warm sun came up and - pop! - out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.

Eric Carle in The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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He built a small house, called a cocoon, around himself. He stayed inside for more than two weeks. Then he nibbled a hole in the cocoon, pushed his way out and...

he was a beautiful butterfly!

ButterfliesEric Carle in The Very Hungry Caterpillar
 
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On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami, one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie, one sausage, one cupcake, and one slice of watermelon.

That night he had a stomach ache.

Eric Carle in The Very Hungry Caterpillar
 
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The "Very Hungry Caterpillar" story is about hope. You, like the little caterpillar, will grow up, unfold your wings and fly off into the future.

Eric Carle
 
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Simplify, slow down, be kind. And don't forget to have art in your life - music, paintings, theater, dance, and sunsets.

Eric Carle
 
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The hardest part is developing the idea, and that can take years.

Eric Carle
 
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear was kind of my first important book.

Eric Carle
 
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