Eric Carle, author and illustrator of the very popular The Very Hungry Caterpillar, turned 89 years old yesterday. To date, he has written more than 52 children's books.
Eric Carle is an American designer, illustrator, and writer of children's books. He is most noted for The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a picture book that has been translated into more than 65 languages and sold more than 46 million copies, which is equivalent to 1.8 copies sold every minute since it was published. (SOURCE: Wikipedia)