Eric Carle
Flora and Tiger: 19 Very Short Stories from My Life
June 25, 2020 Comments.. 101
Flora and Tiger: 19 Very Short Stories from My Life Eric Carle My father loved animals, it is from him that I inherited that love for all kinds of creatures My father liked to draw, it is from him that I inherited the joy of picture making My father was a story teller, it is from him that I learned to tell a story.Eric Carle known for his outstanding picture books, among them The Very Hungry Caterpillar , has now turned his talentMy father loved animals, it is from him that I inherited that love for all kinds of creatures My father liked to draw, it is from him that I inherited the joy of picture making My father was a story teller, it is from him that I learned to tell a story.Eric Carle known for his outstanding picture books, among them The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has now turned his talent to writing these short stories Flora and Tiger is an exuberant and touching collection of personal vignettes dedicated to his gentle father, from his earliest years in America, through his boyhood in the shadow of war in Germany, to the present as an adult living and working in the United States.Eric Carle writes of his Oma German grandmother and the hen who might have been a rooster, his cousin Fritz and the turtle who loved a cat, his friend Sol and his kidnapped black cat, and his Uncle Adam and his tamed ravens, and many others These stories have three things in common, Eric Carle writes, animals and insects, my family and friends and me Writing with wit and charm, full of love for the people around him, in these stories, Eric Carle welcomes readers, young and old, into his world.. Flora and Tiger Very Short Stories from My Life My father loved animals it is from him that I inherited that love for all kinds of creatures My father liked to draw it is from him that I inherited the joy of picture making My father was a story t
  • Title: Flora and Tiger: 19 Very Short Stories from My Life
  • Author: Eric Carle
  • ISBN: 9780399232039
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Louise (A Strong Belief in Wicker) says:

      An odd little book Carle s first book for older readers An autobiography of sorts in 19 short stories, most are two pages long, the occasional one 3 pages Some are from his childhood in Germany, some from his adulthood in America They seem randomly collected, and randomly organised Most are about animals doing odd things, rather than events from his life per se, although the stories do convery something of his life My favourite story was Fifi and the String Bean A simple little tale of his cat F [...]

    2. Hannah Edwards says:

      Flora and Tiger 19 Very Short Stories from My Life by Eric Carle is an autobiography that was written about Eric Carle himself The main idea of the book was placing together short stories from Eric Carle s life about his time in Germany and later the United States These stories always somehow, in someway, linked together about a specific animal The book talks about how Eric Carle got interested in drawing and writing his father did both He does a great job describing people in his life by compar [...]

    3. Gen says:

      Flora and Tiger is an autobiography about children s author and illustrator, Eric Carle The autobiography isn t like a typical one where it presents the life span of a particular person from birth to the present Eric s autobiography is in the format of 19 short stories Each story is about a couple pages long, easy to read, and very sporadic, meaning they are in no particular order The stories come from Carle s memories of his life in Germany as a child and his life in America as an adult Family, [...]

    4. Pam says:

      This book of 19 very short stories from the life of Eric Carle is a gem Normally a children s book author and illustrator, this book is appropriate for older children and adults Each story is a separate memory from his life and they are presented in no particular order The reader will enjoy the book most if he she reads a single story at a time as the stories do not flow one into the other They will remind you of your childhood when you watched the ants march down the sidewalk and the clouds dri [...]

    5. Children"s Literature Project says:

      Grade Level Equivalent 4.8Summary In this autobiography, Eric Carle takes the reader to his early childhood escapades in Germany and the United States The book includes several anecdotes of his life and how he came up with all of the beloved characters in his numerous books.Lesson Integration The teacher can read this book to explore an autobiography and how Eric Carle writes it in a unique way Students can then write a brief autobiography about themselves and present it to the class.

    6. Melanie, Aaron, Annie, and Mary Project says:

      Read by MaryAuthor Illustrator Eric CarleGenre AutobiographyInterest Level 3 6Grade Level Equivalent 4.8Lexile Measure 1050LFlora and Tiger is all about Eric Carle life, from early life to his career He writes about who and what his influences were to helping him become a writer and artist The book is split into short stories, where some are about the important people of his life, and others are about places.

    7. Liz Benitez says:

      Interest Level Grades 3 5Grade level Equivalent 4.8Lexile Measure 1050The story of Eric Carle about his childhood and his move to the United States Carle relates his life to Animals just like he has written many books about animals This is a good book because many children grow up reading Eric Carle books so now they can get to know the author himself.

    8. Barbara says:

      I m not sure little children would enjoy these stories but they are lovely little tales of an unusual childhood Half are from when he lived in Germany and half from America Small illustrations but lovely

    9. Susan says:

      Interesting autobiographical sketches from the fiercely talented Eric Carle.

    10. Lori says:

      Interesting take on an autobiography

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