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Friends

Written & illustrated by Eric Carle
Published by Philomel
Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
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Jan 1, 2013
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Pages
3-5
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What's Friends About

Publisher Summary

From the creator of the all-time classic VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR comes a sweetly resonant story about the power of friendship.

When a best friend moves away, it can be painful for the child who is left behind. But the spunky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing playmate. Young readers will cheer on the boy as he braves currents, climbs mountains, and dashes through rain before, finally, reuniting with his friend. A story alive with love and perseverance, brightened with vibrant art and Eric Carle’s trademark fostering of imagination.

This deeply personal story for Eric is dedicated to his longtime wife, Bobbie, and it is their bond that inspired the book. For anyone who has ever scaled mountains to be with the one he loves, or for anyone who has simply known the love and joy of a great friendship, this book will strike a resonant chord.

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Who Wrote Friends

author & illustrator
Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. He is best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar, From Head to Toe, and The Grouchy Ladybug. Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many bestsellers, most of which he also wrote. He has two grown-up children, a son and a daughter, and divides his time between the Florida Keys and the hills of North Carolina. Mr. Carle opened the celebrated Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Northampton, MA, to feature both his work and that of other esteemed children’s book artists.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780399165337
Publication Date:
January 1, 2013
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2012048850
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0399165339
ATOS® Book Level:
1.6
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
161740
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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