When the tiny seed is blown away from its parent plant, it travels a very long way - over seas, deserts and mountains. After landing on fertile earth, and surviving the hazards of other seeds and seedlings, the tiny seed grows and grows and grows, becoming the biggest flower for miles around.
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Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Eric Carle is the author and illustrator of more than seventy books for children, many of them bestsellers. Born in Syracuse, New York, he moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts 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 international advertising agency. His first two books, 1,2,3 to the Zoo
and The Very Hungry Caterpillar
, gained him immediate international recognition. The latter title, now considered a modern classic, has sold more than 30 million copies and has been translated into forty-eight languages. Eric Carle and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between the mountains of North Carolina and the Florida Keys.