Watch Out! A Giant!

Watch Out! A Giant!

by Eric Carle
     
 

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Master storyteller Eric Carle spins an old-fashioned fairy tale in this exciting novelty book packed with flaps and diecuts. Two children pretend they unwittingly wander into the garden of a giant who is hungry and looking for something tasty to eat. So begins a suspenseful chase through the multiple trapdoors, secret passages, and underground tunnels in the giant's…  See more details below

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Master storyteller Eric Carle spins an old-fashioned fairy tale in this exciting novelty book packed with flaps and diecuts. Two children pretend they unwittingly wander into the garden of a giant who is hungry and looking for something tasty to eat. So begins a suspenseful chase through the multiple trapdoors, secret passages, and underground tunnels in the giant's house until the children are safely back home. Eric Carle has brilliantly illustrated the story with flaps that work on both sides of the page, giving the story an added level of suspense and excitement. First published in a slightly different format, and not available since 1978, this new edition is a must-have for Eric Carle fans everywhere.

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Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly
Eric Carle takes readers on an interactive romp as two children run for their lives in Watch Out! A Giant!, which was first published in 1978. Flaps that lift to show pages underneath aid the journey through Carle's distinctive collages. (June) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689849640
Publisher:
Little Simon
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Eric Carle is the author and illustrator of more than seventy books for children, many of them bestsellers. Born in Syracuse, New York, he 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 first two books, 1,2,3 to the Zoo and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, gained him immediate international recognition. The latter title, now considered a modern classic, has sold more than 30 million copies and has been translated into forty-eight languages. Eric Carle and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between the mountains of North Carolina and the Florida Keys.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Northampton, Massachusetts and the Berkshires
Date of Birth:
June 25, 1929
Place of Birth:
Syracuse, New York
Education:
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Stuttgart, 1946-50
Website:
http://www.eric-carle.com/

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