The Artist who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle

Eric Carle's artist (modeled after German painter Franz Marc) paints a red crocodile, an orange elephant, a purple fox, and a polka-dotted donkey. This colorful picture book will help children discover the artist within. Thank you, Eric Carle, for this wonderful tribute to Franz Marc.

Add Eric Carle's blog to your Google Reader. He shares information about his life and work.

Borrow Eric Carle's The Artist who Painted a Blue Horse from your school or public library. Whenever possible, please support independent bookshops.


  1. I love the way the kids cheer for Quentin Blake like he's a rock star! These videos are a real gift. Thanks for posting them.


  2. oh wonderful this was to watch. so inspiring and makes you want to get out there and share! thanks!


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