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Little Cloud

Little Cloud

by Eric Carle Illustrated by Eric Carle

Playful Little Cloud likes to stand out from the crowd. While all the other clouds drift up, he goes his own way, changing shapes as he pleases. He becomes a sheep, an airplane, a shark, and even a funny clown. Yet as fun as it is to play make-believe on his own, it's also fun to play with others. When Little Cloud goes off to join his friends, they join together into one giant cloud — and rain! Eric Carle, the beloved author of such favorites as The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Very Busy Spider, uses his trademark collage art — this time, a festival of blue and white sprawling across each oversize spread — to celebrate the sky-high possibilities of imagination. Use this charming book as an exciting story-hour prelude to a class cloud-watching field trip.

Ages
3, 6, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 1
Grade Level Equivalent
2.2
Lexile Measure
390L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
I
Publisher
Putnam Publishing Group
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Eric Carle Beloved children's book illustrator Eric Carle started drawing when he was a little boy and will never stop.
Eric Carle Beloved children's book illustrator Eric Carle started drawing when he was a little boy and will never stop.

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