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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Carle, Eric (Book - 1987 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar


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Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days. A caterpillar eats a great deal and then spins its cocoon. Library of Congress Summary. Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days. Carle's classic tale of a voracious caterpillar who eats his way through the days of the week and then changes into a eautiful butterfly has been reissued in a sumptuous twenty-fifth anniversary edition with a shiny, silver-coated cover and wonderfully thick, durable pages.
Authors: Carle, Eric
Statement of Responsibility: by Eric Carle
Title: The very hungry caterpillar
Publisher: New York :, Philomel Books,, 1987
Edition: Rev. ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,22 x 30 cm.
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  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

loves when the caterpillar eats a lot and get huge by michael

This is an activity prepared for our daycare by Cathy Hankins- must-have for any early childhood collection : http://www.thinkfinity.org/docs/DOC-11622

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  • connorthomasbremner rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Another classic! A must have for every child! I actually got the pop-up version for my son's 3rd birthday and what a hit. I give this book an "A plus"!

very good book, i read it to my 3 year old. Great for story time. Alex

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  • vcc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My oldest is now 9, my youngest is 6 and I read this to my kids all the time. My version has become a little twisted as the kids have gotten older: "No! Don't go so close to the sun!" A fun read, even without the extras. ;-D

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  • PaigeE6 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A MUST READ for spring! My 3 year old loves it.

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  • jpchong rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great book for pre-schooler.

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  • MissArlene rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great for colors and numbers.

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  • Mochigrl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Out of all the Eric Carle books this is my daughter's favorite.

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  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The caterpillar eats a lot of stuff and gets a stomachache and then builds a cocoon and become a beautiful butterfly by michael

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Eric Carle - The Very Hungry Caterpillar - children's book - Waterstone's

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