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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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On Sunday a caterpillar hatches from his egg. On Monday he eats an apple. On Tuesday he eats two pears. On Wednesday he eats three plums. The hungry caterpillar eats more and more food for every day of the week. What will happen to the caterpillar after all this eating? Die-cut pages and colorfully textured collage illustrations accompany the simple text. Introducing readers to colors, foods, numbers, the days of the week, and the concept of metamorphosis, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR is the first book in Carle's extremely popular Very series that includes such other titles as THE VERY QUIET CRICKET and THE VERY BUSY SPIDER.
Follows the progress of a hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. On board pages.
Number of Pages: 13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Insects + Spiders, General, Concepts / Counting + Numbers
Format: Board_book
Publisher: Philomel Books
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 1994
TCIN: 11400718
UPC: 490590301661
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-0166
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Great Book for all ages

5 out of 5 stars
Anonymous 8 years ago
I have three kids ages 5, 3 & 20 months old. They all love this book. It teaches colors and numbers. I love board books too since they last WAY longer than a book with paper pages. They also highlight this at the library for being an excellent teaching book. Fun and colorful, totally great!
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Classic book!

5 out of 5 stars
Michelle 5 years ago
My kids and I love this board book. Board books are great in general because they hold up longer than the others. This one is really cute. Helps the kids with numbers, colors and learning the days of the week as well. I have 3 kids varying in ages from 18m to 6 years and it has been a favorite in ou...see moreof the reviewer's review
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5 out of 5 stars
Aliceindisneyland 3 months ago
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This is the number 1 children's book, and the board book version is a perfect way to meet this author!
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Classic Read!!

5 out of 5 stars
Hizwyfe 6 years ago
This is my kid's FAVORITE book! Glad to be able to add it to the collection!
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My daughter loves it!

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Minnie 7 days ago
My 3.5yr old absolutely loves this book! We make some munching sound (when the caterpillar eats through something) to make it interactive. It’s fun book!
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5 out of 5 stars
4rulez 29 days ago
Nice board book, perfect for my little bookworm!
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Taje 1 month ago
Love this book good quality
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Aliceindisneyland 3 months ago
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This is the number 1 children's book, and the board book version is a perfect way to meet this author!
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