The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Written by Eric Carle
Part of the The Very Hungry Caterpillar Series

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This is a much-loved classic but as relevant today as it was when first published in 1969! The vivid and colourful illustrations and cut back and die-cut pages, together with some very simple text, provide a wonderful story that is immensely satisfying for parents and children alike. It’s a book that’s more threadbare than most in the nursery in my house.

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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. A tiny but greedy caterpillar almost literally eats his way through 'one apple, two pears etc' on his way to becoming a butterfly.
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Synopsis

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food in this story aimed at the very young.

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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. (2-4 yrs) (Kirkus UK)

About the Author

Eric Carle

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 eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 50 languages and sold over 33 million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 110 million copies of his books have sold around the world.

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Format

Paperback
28 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Eric Carle
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

28th November 2002

ISBN

9780140569322

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