Eric Carle, writer and illustrator who gave life to ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,’ dies at 91

Simply told and radiantly illustrated, his books have been story-time staples for decades. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 10:54:36 UTC ]
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Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle sells company to PRH

Eric Carle, the author and illustrator behind such children's classics as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has decided at the age of 90 to sell his company to Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

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Roberto Calasso, Italian writer of dazzling erudition, dies 80

Known as one of his country’s foremost intellectuals, he also presided over the influential publishing house Adelphi Edizioni. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Patricia Reilly Giff, ‘Polk Street’ Children’s Book Writer, Dies at 86

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Elizabeth Martínez, writer and activist for Chicano and feminist causes, dies at 95

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The Gift of Creativity from Eric Carle

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[ The Millions | 2021-06-03 20:30:21 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Eric Carle Books

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Obituary: Eric Carle

Iconic and groundbreaking author, illustrator, and fine artist Eric Carle died on May 23 in Northampton, Mass. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lyn Macdonald, acclaimed chronicler of World War I, dies at 91

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Joan Walsh Anglund, illustrator who distilled childhood to its essence, dies at 95

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The Phantom Tollbooth Author Norton Juster Has Died at 91

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Norton Juster, who conjured worlds of wordplay in ‘Phantom Tollbooth,’ dies at 91

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Margaret Maron, Acclaimed Mystery Writer, Dies at 82

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Obituary: Carl Apollonio, 91

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Mary Catherine Bateson, anthropologist and author of ‘Composing a Life,’ dies at 81

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Ved Mehta, whose monumental autobiography explored life in India, dies at 86

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Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling African American novelist, dies at 59

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