Do You Want to Be My Friend? - (World of Eric Carle) by Eric Carle (Hardcover)
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About the BookA mouse searches everywhere for a friend.
A classic friendship story from the beloved Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
This is a simple and nearly wordless picture book for children to explore in a variety of ways. Shared with little ones, the bright pictures showing a small gray mouse's search for the perfect pal help introduce colors, animals, and sounds. Many preschoolers will also be drawn to the idea of looking for a friend.
Fans of The Secret Birthday Message and The Mixed-Up Chameleon will delight in this ingenious picture book by the brilliant Eric Carle.
Other favorite classic books from Eric Carle include The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Grouchy Ladybug, From Head to Toe, and many others.
From the Back CoverThis classic tale of friendship tracks a small gray mouse's search for the perfect pal. He asks various animals the same question: 'Do you want to be my friend?' But it's not until he meets another mouse that he is answered with a heartwarming 'Yes!'
Notable Children's Books of 1971 (ALA)
Children's Books of 1971 (Library of Congress)
Honor Book, Book World Spring Book Festival 1971
"Each page of this ingenious, all but wordless picture book affords surprise, suspense, and repeated pleasure for the viewer."--"ALA Booklist