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Mister Seahorse: board book Spiral-Bound | March 3, 2011

Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrated by)

★★★★☆+ from 1,001 to 10,000 ratings

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The perfect board book for new fathers and curious toddlers

This board book edition of Eric Carle's iconic Mister Seahorse dazzles with its brilliant colors and charming cast of characters. 

When Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs, she does it on Mr. Seahorse's belly! She knows he will take good care of them. While he swims waiting for the eggs to hatch, he meets other underwater fathers caring for their babies. Now Eric Carle's heart-warming New York Times bestseller is finally available in a board book edition, complete with the clear "peek-a-boo" pages that made the original such a hit. Brimming with bright, colorful sea life, this new board book will be irresistable to young children everywhere.

Publisher: Penguin Random House
Original Binding: Board Book
Pages: 64 pages
ISBN-10: 0399254900
Item Weight: 0.6 lbs
Dimensions: 5.0 x 0.8 x 7.0 inches
Customer Reviews: 4 out of 5 stars 1,001 to 10,000 ratings
"In his elegant painted tissue-paper collages, Carle innovatively balances pastel hues with shocks of brilliant color, creating an appealing seascape that succeeds swimmingly." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

"In this tribute to fathers, fish, and otherwise, Carle adds an element to his signature painted tissue-paper collages..." (Booklist, starred review)
Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children’s Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (www.carlemuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. www.eric-carle.com