A much-loved classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has won over millions of readers with its vivid and colourful collage illustrations and its deceptively simply, hopeful story. With its die-cut pages and finger-sized holes to explore, this is a richly satisfying book for children.
Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. Eric lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.
Don’t miss all the other Very Hungry Caterpillar and Eric Carle books:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar; Eric Carle’s Very Special Baby Book; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do You Hear?; The Very busy Spider; The Very Quiet Cricket; The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse; 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo; Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What do you See?; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Pop-Up Book; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Buggy Book; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; The Bad-Tempered Ladbybird; The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Little Learning Library; The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Touch and Feel Playbook; My Very First Book of Words; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book and Toy; Little Cloud; Today is Monday; My Very First Book of Shapes; The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Sound Book; The Very Hungry Caterpillar; From Head to Toe; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big Board Book; Draw Me a Star; Mister Seahorse; Do You want to be My Friend?; The Tiny Seed; The Mixed-up.
ISBN 13: 9780140569322
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication date: 1969
This book has always been a favourite of mine right from when I first read it as a primary school student many, many years ago. Now that I am an adult it still holds my interest as firmly as it did all those years ago.
This book is full of bright and colourful pictures that includes a hands on approach in the form of holes in each of the food items that the caterpillar ate. This book is a great tool for teaching the days of the week, counting, recognising different foods, shapes and the concept of metamorphosis. Above all, this is a really fun book to read at absolutely any age. I can’t recommend this book highly enough.
Recommend for: Everyone