The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Philomel | January 17, 2002 | Picture Books |

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THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?

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, durably pages.
—The Horn Book

"The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child''s heart..."
—Mother''s Manual

"Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative..."
—The New York Times Book Review

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Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 8.27 × 11.81 × 0.39 in

Published: January 17, 2002

Publisher: Philomel

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0399208534

ISBN - 13: 9780399208539

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 8.27 × 11.81 × 0.39 in

Published: January 17, 2002

Publisher: Philomel

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0399208534

ISBN - 13: 9780399208539

About the Book

"This very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book--and right into your child's heart."--"Mother's Manual." "Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative."--"The New York Times Book Review." Full color.

From the Publisher

THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life?

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, durably pages.
—The Horn Book

"The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child''s heart..."
—Mother''s Manual

"Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative..."
—The New York Times Book Review

Watch a Video
 

About the Author

Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school. After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes!

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This very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book--and right into your child's heart" (Mother's Manual). "Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly innovative".--The New York Times Book Review. Full color

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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