Leading international publisher Penguin is the global brand owner of the Eric Carle titles. Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than fifty languages. Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books and has sold more than 110 million copies of his books worldwide.