The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board Book) by Eric Carle
  

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board Book)

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

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A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.

This is a much-loved classic, but as relevant today as it was when first published in 1969! Now available in this board-book format, its 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 child alike.

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Synopsis

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board Book) by Eric Carle

Featuring colourful collage illustrations, simple story, die-cut pages and finger-sized holes, this book is suitable for children.

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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

Hardback
26 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Eric Carle
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

29th September 1994

ISBN

9780241003008

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