Eric Carle is a legend in children’s picture book publishing. The author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar has written and illustrated over 70 books, selling 65 million worldwide, after being translated into more than 30 languages. The World of Eric Carle is a design-driven programme based on the catalogue of books by this beloved author. Consumer products mirror Eric Carle’s "books to play with, toys to read" philosophy. The Very Hungry Caterpillar book has sold 1 book every 30 seconds since 1969, worldwide.