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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - by Eric Carle (Board Book)

About this item


  • Picture book by Eric Carle
  • Entertain your child with this charming story
  • A great gift for young readers


Dimensions (Overall): 4.9 Inches (H) x 7.1 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)

Weight: .45 Pounds

Number of Pages: 13

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Concepts / Counting + Numbers, General, Animals / Insects + Spiders

Format: Board Book

Publisher: Philomel Books

Author: Eric Carle

Age Range: Baby - 3 Years

Language: English

Street Date: March 1, 1994
TCIN: 11400718
UPC: 9780399226908
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-0166
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


We have all seen caterpillars, and we know they turn into beautiful butterflies. But, how do they do it? Here is a charming book written by Eric Carle about a very hungry caterpillar that keeps eating a lot. This board book is well-illustrated to show kids what exactly the hungry caterpillar ate. The caterpillar is hungry through the story until it makes a cocoon and goes to sleep. This book is a classic among picture books, and makes for a great gift for children.
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Estimated ship dimensions: 5 inches length x 7.25 inches width x 0.75 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.37 pounds
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