Thursday, 10 March 2011
Eric Carle - One of My Favourite Illustrators!
I just watched this video of Eric Carle; an illustrator who is most famous for his children's book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
The Hungry Caterpillar was one of my favourite books when I was a child and I still love it today as a 21 year old. Being older, I can now appreciate it on a different level and admire the absolutely stunning illustrations, full of life and colour. They are so fresh and inspiring, the texture in the collage brings a beautiful artistic element to children's book illustration which is so often very flat and boring these days...
I had no idea the story was so old! It's so wonderful how it has helped children to learn throughout the generations and still admired by children and adults alike.
Posted by Chloe at 05:31