Happy 88th Birthday, Eric Carle!

On June 25, Eric Carle will be 88 years young! How many of us remember all of the things "The Very Hungry Catepillar" ate? With stunning illustrations and pleasing cadences, Eric Carle's books are well-placed in the canon of children's classic picture books. Make a donation to Reach Out and Read Greater Philadelphia in his honor...what a great birthday present!
"I didn't realize how much my son could get out of me reading to him; I thought he was too young to be read to. Now story time is our favorite time!"
- Mother of Jason, age 1
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