We have eyes, and we’re looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important.
– Eric Carle
Eric Carle! The writer and illustrator’s most famous children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, was almost called A Week with Willi Worm—until Carle’s editor brought up concerns about the likability of a worm protagonist.