The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Picture Puffin)

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9780140500875: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Picture Puffin)

One of the 10 best selling children's books of 1991 "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" follows the caterpillar's metamorphosis into a butterfly. Eric Carle's other Puffin publications include "The Bad-tempered Ladybird", "The Mixed-up Chameleon", "1,2,3 to the Zoo" and "Do You Want to be My Friend ?".

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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?

About the Author:

Eric Carle is the internationally acclaimed author/illustrator of books for very young children. He has worked as a graphic artist for the New York Times and various advertising agencies. He now works freelance and is concerned with the transition of the child from the home to the school environment. Eric lives in Massachusetts, USA. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art opened in Massachusetts in 2002.

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Carle, Eric
Published by Puffin Books (1974)
ISBN 10: 0140500871 ISBN 13: 9780140500875
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Puffin Books, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140500871

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