The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board Book) by Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Board Book)

Written by Eric Carle

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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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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.

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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26 pages


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Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

29th September 1994




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