“Author Eric Carle, who brightened up our childhood with his magical book ‘The very hungry caterpillar’u00a0died on Wednesday at the age of 91 due to kidney failure. He often described himself as a picture writer and has given generations innumerable happy pictures to cherish through his books. Soon after the news of his death broke, Twitter was filled with tributes and sad reactions. See the reaction here. Carle’s most famous work, as a writer and illustrator, includes books like ‘The Very Busy Spider, ‘The Very Lonely Firefly’, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and ‘The Grouchy Ladybug’. He wrote over 70 books throughout his career as a writer. He was awarded multiple accolades, including Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 2003, which is now known as the Children’s Literature Legacy Award. u00a0. #EricCarle #Twitter #childhoodu00a0.”