I Love Mum with the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Written by Eric Carle
Illustrated by Eric Carle
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You may be aware that Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and rather than a card or a bunch of flowers why not buy this little hardback which, full of Eric Carle’s luminous, kaleidoscopic images, will fill the day with an explosion of colour and brighten up the world every time it is opened. A succession of Carle illustrations of animal mums and their babies – kangaroos, giraffes and, particularly splendid, elephants – are accompanied by short lines of text celebrating all that mums do for us but it’s the pictures, full of life and energy, that hold our attention (as for the Very Hungry Caterpillar, he’s hiding on each page, waiting for little ones to spot him). ~ Andrea Reece
Each year on 20 March, the first day of Spring, Very Hungry Caterpillar Day is celebrated! Why not celebrate too?! Click here to find a Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Pack to help you get the most out of the day.
I Love Mum with the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
This delightful little book features Eric Carle's bright and distinctive artwork of animal mums and babies - from giraffes and crocodiles to bears and penguins - with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one.
Mum...you lift me up...and hold me close...even when I'm snappy...that's why I love you, Mum!
Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of love and all the ways to tell your mum how much you care. The perfect gift for Mother's Day, or any day you want to say...I love you, Mum!
Discover three special Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Sheets here!
Praise for The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Every child should experience this wonderful, cumulative story, with its brightly coloured pictures of the tiny but greedy caterpillar that eats his way through one apple, two plums and three pears before turning into a beautiful butterfly. The board version stands up well to the inevitable poking of little fingers through the holes in the pages. Kirkus UK
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Interest Age: To 4
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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
4th February 2016
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