The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Penguin Young Readers Group | October 15, 1981 | Hardcover

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is rated 4.47619047619048 out of 5 by 21.
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: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 8.6 × 12.1 × 0.4 in

Published: October 15, 1981

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

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

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 8.6 × 12.1 × 0.4 in

Published: October 15, 1981

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

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.

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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

Watch a Video

About the Author

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 25 languages and sold over twelve million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than sixty books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote.Born in Syracuse, New York, in 1929, Eric Carle moved with his parents to Germany when he was six years old; he was educated there, and graduated from the prestigious art school, the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, in Stuttgart. But his dream was always to return to America, the land of his happiest childhood memories. So, in 1952, with a fine portfolio in hand and forty dollars in his pocket, he arrived in New York. Soon he found a job as a graphic designer in the promotion department of The New York Times. Later, he was the art director of an advertising agency for many years.One day, respected educator and author, Bill Martin Jr, called to ask Carle to illustrate a story he had written. Martin's eye had been caught by a striking picture of a red lobster that Carle had created for an advertisement. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the result of their collaboration. It is still a favorite with children everywhere. This was the beginning of Eric Carle's true caree
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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