World of Eric Carle Slowly, Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth
World of Eric Carle Slowly, Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth

Slowly, Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth

By Eric Carle


Publication Date: April 18, 2023

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Ages 3 to 7, Grades P to 2

Slow down with the Sloth of Eric Carle's original story in this unabridged, sturdy board book, perfect for even the youngest readers!

Slowly, slowly, slowly . . . that's how the sloth lives. 

Set in the lush world of the tropical rainforest, this board book edition of Eric Carle's original picture book is an exquisite showcase of his colorful collage art with a meaningful message: Relax! Take a break and enjoy your world. See if you can saunter instead of sprint, and remember to appreciate the merits of a leisurely way of life.

About the Author

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 been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children’s Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art ( in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today.

Format: Board Book

Length: 30 pages

Publisher: World of Eric Carle

Publication Date: April 18, 2023

ISBN: 9780593523278

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