Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Early Eric Carle Illustrated Book: Nature Thoughts, A Selection

Nature Thoughts
by Louise Bachelder

1965. NY: Peter Pauper Press. Good in good dust jacket. 61pp. Darling color illustrations by renowned children's author Eric Carle. Includes short nature quotations by famous authors such as by Thoreau, Bryant, Lamb, Whitman and many others. Small 8vo.

The illustrator of this book - Eric Carle - is well-known as an author of books for children. This book containing his charming nature illustrations pre-dates the publication of his first children's book "Brown Bear, Brown Bear".  

“In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against Nature not to go out and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth.” -John Milton

PRICE: $12.

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[Keywords: Eric Carle, illustrated, art, nature, poetry, quotes]

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