Author Spotlight:  Eric Carle

Author Spotlight:  Eric Carle

by Jaimi Bird, M.A., CCC-SLP

Enrich your child’s summer by sharing a favorite author! Do you remember reading Eric Carle books when you were a child?  Eric Carle has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1967. His books are still captivating for kids today.  Here are some of my personal favorites!

Carle’s books are filled with repetitive text that is perfect for early readers! Many of his books delve into a specific vocabulary sets that are great for early language building. You can find color words, food and animal vocabulary, early math concepts, sequencing and problem solving and many other early learning concepts.  There are so many Eric Carle books, you are sure to find one that will capture your child’s interest.

These books give emerging readers many ways to fall in love with reading!  Here is a link to the official Eric Carle website.  Check it out today!


Jaimi Bird is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Enrichment Therapy and Learning Center. ETLC has locations in the Iowa City, IA area and Des Moines, IA area. We provide individual speech language therapy and tutoring as well as offer a unique group, the Language Enrichment Academic Program (LEAP). At Enrichment Therapy and Learning Center our passion is to help kids achieve effective communication skills and gain academic success. Contact us for more information on how we can help your child succeed.

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