The Very Hungry CaterpillarBook - 1994
EP Carle Eric
From Library Staff
Follows the progress of a hungry little 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. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.
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This book shows the life cycle of the caterpillar from egg to butterfly. It also teaches numbers and counting with all of the foods that the caterpillar eats in the middle of the story.
The journey of life so cleverly use in the metamorphoses process a caterpillar takes. Great color Illustrations. I know this is a story I remember from reading to my children now 40 years later I am reading it to my granddaughter and she just loved it with all kind of question and a nature walk to go with it.
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“On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami, one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie, one sausage, one cupcake, and one slice of watermelon.
That night he had a stomach ache.”
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