Children's author/illustrator Eric Carle died this week at age 91. Over 55 million of his stories ("The VeryHungry Caterpillar") have been sold in 66 languages.
On hearing of the author's passing, a former neighborhood resident of Carle shared a story of her own. She recalled the kindness he showed her during a stressful time. You'll be glad you took a few minutes to read this sweet tribute to the author.