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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Paperback – 28 Nov 2002
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With its lovely, humorous illustrations and wonderful narrative about a hungry caterpillar growing up to be a beautiful butterfly, Eric Carle's story touches anyone who still has some growing to do. Along with reassuring repetition--"He was still hungry"--the book includes some wonderful interactive moments: what youngster can resist sticking a finger through that hole in the page as his ravenous friend makes his way through various delicacies? --This text refers to the Toy edition.
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Five of Eric Carle’s picture book texts collected together on CD, with music. The stories are:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me
The Very Quiet Cricket
The Mixed Up Chameleon
I See a Song
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There is no better book for under 7's. Buy it NOW, but buy the proper book, as opposed to the board book, or any other "messed-about version!
It's a favourite of hers now and we can read it over and over again with the same delight as the first time.
A must have for a small children.
In center of the story is one very hungry caterpillar that will eat his way through the different week days together with the book pages. And while the week is passing our hungry hero will taste different food - ice cream, chocolate, fruit and others. In the end, the caterpillar will eventually overload himself with food and stomach ache but problem will be solved with green leaf...
Eric Carle book is beautifully written book for children that besides offering lot of fun provides a great educational value - young children reading this book will teach them time, days of the week and counting numbers, they'll learn various types of food and most important learn that different type of food is good for people to feel good and be healthy. Today when we are feeding ourselves in usually unhealthy way, book message that fruits and vegetables should be eaten regularly is more than welcome for teaching younger generations.
Together with great and educating text book immediately will win your hearts due to its appearance and beautiful illustrations that were made with using cut and layered collages and then overprinted with ink, crayon, and tempura. Therefore when reader takes this book immediately will realize that this picture book is something different compared to the other releases due to heavier paper than usual.
Altogether, if by chance you have not heard of this timeless classic or have misplaced somewhere in the meantime copy from your childhood, it's the book with which each child will spend a lot of time and immensely enjoy, while learning along the way.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Do you like caterpillars? Do you know what caterpillars become?
The author, Eric Carle, has written one of the most interesting and fun books we have read. Read more
Perfect book for young kids. Bought this for my neice's first birthday. Very thick quality card so can't be distroyed by chewing it or lobbing it or turning the pages too eagerly... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Rachael
SO few suitable books to interest my daughter in learning Mandarin available in the UK; so this is perfect; especially as nearly every nursery school has the English only copy, so... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Captain Cretin
A classic. A simple story about a hungry caterpillar and what he eats. Bright colours throughout & the pictures look as though a child has drawn them. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Erica Drane
Childhood classic book. I ordered this in board back as this reminded me of the books available in schools not chunky and no hard edges. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Danielle D