A father will move heaven and earth to delight his daughter in this bilingual edition of the beloved tale from children’s book legend Eric Carle.
Monica wants to play with the moon, so her papa sets out to get it. It isn’t easy to climb to the moon, but he finally succeeds—only to find it’s too big to carry home. The way in which this problem is solved is a joyful surprise. This delightful story about a father’s love literally unfolds as pages open dramatically, extending both outward and upward.
Mónica quiere jugar con la luna, así que su papá se propone traérsela. No es fácil subir hasta la luna, pero por fin lo logra...solo para descubrir que es muy grande para llevársela a casa. El modo en el que el problema es resuelto es una alegre sorpresa. Esta encantadora historia acerca del amor de un padre se desdobla literalmente ante el lector, ya que las páginas se abren dramáticamente y se extienden hacia afuera y hacia arriba.
About the Author
Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of more than seventy books for very young children, including The Tiny Seed, Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, and his most well-known title, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the prestigious art school, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, 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 advertising agency. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, now considered a modern classic, has sold nearly fifty million copies and has been translated into sixty-five languages. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts in 2002. Eric Carle lives in the Florida Keys.
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