The traveling exhibition with the books by Eric Carle comes to Phoenix | Selected items

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Children can see books by a famous author come to life at the Phoenix Children’s Museum. The museum opened the Very Eric Carle exhibition on Saturday. Visitors can enter the pages of Carle’s classic “Very” series, where they follow special insects exploring. Each story has recurring themes such as friendship, creativity, and imagination. Children can also create their own artwork and enjoy a gallery of prints from his “Very” book series. “When you read ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ or ‘The Little Firefly’ you can actually experience the books in life size. You can come to all different parts of the exhibition and have a different form of engagement,” said Ernesto Muñoz with the Children’s Museum from Phoenix.

Carle had his first picture book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” which was published in 1969. It has been translated into more than 66 languages ​​and sold more than 50 million copies. He died earlier this week. “His words are so iconic that there comes a time in someone’s life he read ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,'” said Muñoz.

The author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle, dies at the age of 91

The Very Eric Carle exhibit will be on view at the Phoenix Children’s Museum until Labor Day September 6th. The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry to the exhibition is free with a museum admission ticket costing about $ 15. Members and children under 1 years of age are free. For more information click / tap here.

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