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The Very Busy Spider: A Lift-the-Flap Book (The World of Eric Carle) Paperback – October 5, 2006

4.6 out of 5 stars 1,181 ratings

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Praise for The Very Busy Spider:

* "A beautifully executed work for the very young that satisfies the needs of both visually handicapped and sighted children without losing its artistic integrity."--The Horn Book, starred review

* "Both sighted and blind children will follow the action with ease . . . Visually and verbally, this is a winner."--Booklist, starred review

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Eric Carle lives in Northampton,Massachusetts. Visit the Eric Carle Museum ofPicture Book Art in Amherst,Massachusetts.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely book with farm animals
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5.0 out of 5 stars Simple but effective. Nice bedtime read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars My 14 months daughter likes it
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4.0 out of 5 stars Well i never knew this existed!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Has helped two year old - no longer scared of spiders
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5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful Book
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but the spider is a bit rude
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hard work pays off
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Joy of Eric Carl
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect little book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good "read" for toddlers
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great touchy-feely picture book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great value for money and lovely print
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5.0 out of 5 stars My daughter's(One year old) favourite
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