Resources for Research Projects
Here is a list of resources and links to information about Eric Carle’s books and creative process that might be useful for individuals doing research on Eric’s work.
- “The Art of Eric Carle”: a 125 page book with autobiographical essays, remarks from Eric’s editors, representative illustrations from his picture books and a demonstration on how he makes his tissue paper collages. This book should be available from your local library.
- An interview with Eric in Ways of Telling: Conversations on the Art of the Picture Book, by Leonard S. Marcus, Dutton, 2002
- The “Frequently Asked Questions” section of Eric’s web site at http://www.eric-carle.com/faqs.html where I have listed all six volumes of my newsletter “The Caterpillar Express.”
- How I developed the idea for “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle
- Notes for Parents and Teachers on using “Hello Red Fox” with children
- Eric Carle at Bates College Commencement 2007
- “Author Eric Carle’s renowned collage art receives its due at the Tacoma Art Museum” - from Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Web site
- “BOOKS: The very busy illustrator” - The Independent (London), Feb 11, 2005 by Sally Williams
- NPR The Art of Eric Carle slideshow
- NPR article - set at house in Hawley - 7/15/2007
- “Eric Carle: Bookfest 02” - The Library of Congress Web cast, 28 minutes - 10/12/2002
- Reading Rockets Web site - Video interview with Eric Carle from The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, 2002