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A big board book edition of Eric Carle's classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been enchanting generations of toddlers for over forty years. Now you can share this enduring story in a brand new big board book format, perfect for the home, library or nursery classroom. Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. Eric lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002. Don't miss all the other Very Hungry Caterpillar and Eric Carle books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar; Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Book; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do You Hear?; The Very busy Spider; The Very Quiet Cricket; The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse; 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo; Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What do you See?; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Pop-Up Book; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Buggy Book; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; The Bad-Tempered Ladbybird; The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Little Learning Library; The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Touch and Feel Playbook; My Very First Book of Words; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book and Toy; Little Cloud; Today is Monday; My Very First Book of Shapes; The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Sound Book; The Very Hungry Caterpillar; From Head to Toe; The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big Board Book; Draw Me a Star; Mister Seahorse; Do You want to be My Friend?; The Tiny Seed

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9780141338484
  • ISBN: 9780141338484
  • Pub Date: 7th July 2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 24

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30th January '17
I read it to Lilibet aged 4 aged 4 & to Arto aged 7 months aged 0
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My daughter received this book as a gift when she was a baby, and we still enjoy reading it now she is 4. It is a fun book as we can talk about all the food, joke about how the caterpillar is feeling at each point in the story, pretend our fingers are the caterpillar and also learn about growth and metamorphosis. 

The pictures are a delight. Of course.
8th June '16
I read it to Montymoo aged 5 aged 5 & to Theotheo15 aged 1 aged 1
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What can I say?? My one year old loves it as does my five year old, as do I. There a reason why this is a classic children's book! 
21st December '17
I read it to Babybelle aged 4 aged 4 & to Ivylivy aged 1 aged 1
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Absolute classic and much loved by my 4 year old and 1 year old neices. It' one of their first 'go to' stories and every time we read it we have a laugh about the food the catapiller eats. It helps the eldest to learn about life cycles and the bright beautiful illustrations are eye catching for both the girls. I also love reading this story :)
23rd May '18
I read it to Vicky1 aged 3 aged 3
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What a silly caterpillar, made explaining to my daughter why eating things you shouldn’t can make you poorly 
14th March '18
maryam's read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
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my mum used to read this to me when was little and i really enjoyed it. and now i read it to my little brother Zayd.
14th March '18
Sianzaide read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
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My daughter is 6 and still enjoys reading this book of how something so small can turn into something so beautiful 
6th November '18
I read it myself (an adult)
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The first book I remember reading and one I still own many years later. Every child loves the tale of the Hungry Catterpillar as he munches his way through the book. I love that this book has been a firm favourite for many generations to share and just shows that a book with an interactive element will always be popular. 
23rd January '17
I read it to Hermione aged 7 aged 7 , to Skye aged 4 aged 4 & to Rocky aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
Absolutely love this book! It's a classic for a reason! It is such fun to read with your children and one you can read over and over and over again without getting bored. My girls enjoy it so much.
9th October '18
I read it to Leximoo aged 6 aged 6 , to Cora14 aged 4 aged 4 & to Kion16 aged 2 aged 2
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Who doesn't like this book. All my kids have loved this story and it's another one which we read often. They also now know the words off by heart. This very hungry caterpillar eats a lot of food and ends up a beautiful butterfly 
7th May '18
thewizzkidd read it themselves aged 5 aged 5
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This is a very nice book and the story is very good 
6th November '18
I read it to Lachlan Girdwood aged 2 aged 2 & to Emerald Girdwood aged 9 months aged 0
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I absolutely love reading this book to my children (2 and 9 months). The story is a very easy read. My 2-year-old loves poking his finger through the holes which the caterpillar has made by eating the piece of food. We also have the CD version of this book and we love listening to the story too. This book is probably a favorite of all 3 of ours. 
26th October '18
I read it to phinny_pig aged 1 aged 1 & to linky_sausage aged 8 months aged 0
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My boys adore eating, so I think they found their literary soul mate in The Very Hungry Caterpillar! We race through all the different foods as they can't wait to see what he eats next. A bedtime classic from my own childhood that I now enjoy with my own children. 
6th November '18
I read it to joshua2018 aged 8 months aged 0
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My 9 month old son favourite book. Brilliant 
24th January '17
I read it to Archiebusby aged 7 aged 7 , to Maisiebusby aged 5 aged 5 & to Charliebusby aged 2 aged 2
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A firm favourite with all 3 of my children. The Hungry Caterpillar is a classic book, ERIC CARLE is a legend. The language is simple, picture a beautiful and the children will remember this story and I'm sure they'll read it to their children too 
30th April '17
I read it to Oliver0907 aged 9 months aged 0
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5 stars
Can not get enough of this book! It's a timeless classic that will be around for many, many more years so many more children can enjoy the story of the little hungry caterpillar! Absolutely love the illustrations as it keeps my little one occupied with the bright and vivid pics! It's one of those books that will continue to entertain a number of ages, with the flaps and finger holes proving a load of fun! Love!
22nd October '18
I read it to Chloebyne aged 4 aged 4
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Great book. Read to my son when he was younger (now 14) now reading to my 4 year old.
Family favourite, everyone knows this book and loves it.
11th August '16
I read it myself (an adult) , to Arthur aged 2 aged 2 & to WillP aged 4 aged 4
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I loved this book myself when I was at primary school (a long time ago!) and I love that my kids love it too. There's so much to it, especially the wonderful illustrations which are unusual and colourful. The part where the caterpillar eats a variety of foods including salami and Swiss cheese is particularly memorable. But the magic is when the caterpillar transforms-breath taking and awe inspiring! One of my all time favourites. 
12th April '18
I read it to DFK aged 3 aged 3
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Our three year old has almost memorised this story off by heart, so 'reads' it to us at bedtime if we have been good. This classic book with the bright colours, days of the week, various foods, fund holes to poke fingers in, as well as beautifully addressing science and life with its demonstration of change makes for a must read for all children.
10th October '16
I read it to Ibby aged 4 aged 4
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This was my favourite book as a child and i wanted to share it with my son. The book is very interactive and features a lovely story with a very sweet ending. It is a classic tale - you can't go wrong!
22nd August '16
I read it to taylorjay7 aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
this has been my 8 year olds favourite book since he was 3! can t see him ever getting tired of it
1st June '17
I read it to euanw1 aged 4 aged 4
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Euan says....This is my best ever book and it was the first book that I ever ever had when I was born and now I am four (but I don't want to be 5). It is a very good story about eating things. I like to eat things too and sometimes I'm like the caterpillar and I just like to have a bite or two bites or three bites maybe and then have something else. I haven't turned into a butterfly yet though. I wish the caterpillar said something or did burps maybe sometimes like I do. I have got a real My Little Caterpillar, but it is a toy, and pajamas and a bed cover too so it is easy to get presents for people who like this book.
7th March '17
I read it to PHanke aged 1 aged 1
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An absolute classic; what's not to love?  Such a wonderful, simple story that all ages can enjoy!
27th September '16
I read it to Leximoo aged 4 aged 4 , to Cora14 aged 2 aged 2 & to Kion16 aged 4 months aged 0
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Love love love this book. I loved It as a kids so had to get it mine. They all love it and have me reading at least once every week if not more. My 5 month old will know this of by heart by time he can talk lol 
12th November '16
I read it to Lucielocket aged 4 aged 4 & to Mollie aged 2 aged 2
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In reading the hungry caterpillar to my daughter when she was around 6 months she seemed captured by the colours of the book. All of the illustrations were very bright and lovely to look at they looked good enough to eat. Once she was getting older she started remembering words and was able to tell me things the caterpillar ate. As we progressed Lucie began to remember sections of the books as we were reading the book daily. She was only 4 and could remember enough to read to her baby sister. This book is amazing for children's development and knowledge of the caterpillars life and we even done our own butterfly garden this year and read the story along with it. The hungry caterpillar captures children of all ages with something different weather it be colours or easy words for the children to read. I can't recommend this book enough. 
22nd February '17
I read it to Asia aged 7 aged 7 , to Seren aged 4 aged 4 & to Belina aged 3 aged 3
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We have had this book for many years (6), it's a lovely story, makes my girls giggle, and now my 5 year old is reading it to us.
1st October '18
I read it to waterfall aged 9 aged 9 & to BonneChance aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
I love the story. It is educational as it shows the lifecycle of a caterpillar. The illustrations are colourful, unique and timeless. It is a classic book that never loses it's appeal. I've read it to all my children and it's been a firm favourite with each of them. 
5th August '17
I read it to LMagill aged 1 aged 1
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My 18 month son is now starting to show a real interest in books. He loves this book, the illustrations are fantastic, bright and colourful. He likes the page with all the different foods he ate, and points to them all as I'm reading. It's a favourite in our house and even my 6 and 8 year old sons will still pick this up and read it.
1st May '17
I read it to PJ aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
My daughter loves this book, it's still one of her favourites.  It's a book that she knows well and, even though she can't read, we can 'read' it together. She likes the pictures especially the page with the sun on it.  She also enjoys listing what the caterpillar eats though out the week especially Saturday!

A fantastic to book to share together.
31st March '18
I read it myself (an adult) & to Jah1234 aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
This book is brilliant! Fun and educational, read how the very hunger caterpillar munched his way through various foods as he barks on a journey to transform from a caterpillar in to a beautiful butterfly!  This book is great for all ages but Espicially young children :) 
13th November '18
I read it to Lachlan Girdwood aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Amazing book!!! Brilliant story, great imagery! My son absolutely loves this book - I think it’s his favourite! He loves poking his finger in the holes that the caterpillar has eaten! 
4th March '16
Piglet read it themselves aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
The most well known of Eric Carle's book, there is a reason that this tale has become a classic.  The bright pictures are very appealing to young children, and the incredible story of one of natures wonders is told simply and without fuss. It is great in that it also helps to teach children about different fruits and days of the week. This was one of my favourite books as a child, and it has been a joy to now be able to share this with my own children
19th November '16
I read it to Charlee aged 2 aged 2
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We loved everything about this book. The illustrations are brilliant and the story kept my 2 year interested. he enjoyed watching the progress from a caterpillar to the butterfly.
3rd November '18
I read it to Reubes aged 4 aged 4
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I lovely story of transformation. Bright and colourful with stunning illustrations. Now my son is older he understands the story more but before that he just found it fun ! 
9th February '17
I read it to cr aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
this is a timeless book that all children can enjoy, the illustrations are perfect for children of all ages 
25th June '18
I read it myself (an adult) , to Gymnastjay aged 5 aged 5 & to Year 1kw aged 5 to 6
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5 stars
A simple classic. Not too much text to enable to ensure littlies remain focused. Teaches about the life cycle of a caterpillar too. Lift the flaps and colourful pictures make it the perfect addition to any bookshelf. 
10th October '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
We love this book and I have read this to my little ones so many times that we know all the words off by heart. Thye love putting their fingers in the wholes, counting the fruit and the butterfly at the end is just gorgeous. A very much loved book and a must on any toddlers book shelf. 
10th October '18
I read it to Squidge aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
A classic kids book, I've never met someone who didn't have fond memories of this from when they were a kid. Beautifully bright, unique illustrations and such a simple but fun concept of holes for little fingers to caterpillar wiggle into. Both my girls have loved this book and still love it. 
4th June '18
eric_ read it themselves aged 4 aged 4
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This book isn't just for babies or toddlers, my son is in school already and still loves reading this book! He's understanding more and more about caterpillars, so he gets even more excited about them and has so much fun with this story. The illustrations are beautiful and it's just that happy book everyone has fun reading.
4th June '18
eric_ read it themselves aged 4 aged 4
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This book isn't just for babies or toddlers, my son is in school already and still loves reading this book! He's understanding more and more about caterpillars, so he gets even more excited about them and has so much fun with this story. The illustrations are beautiful and it's just that happy book everyone has fun reading.
22nd September '16
I read it to Ckelly2013 aged 3 aged 3
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I had this book as a child and was so happy when my mum brought it for my daughter. 
It's a great story about a very hungry caterpillar who eats too much and then turns into a butterfly at the end. 
Bright and colourful. My daughter likes to count out the fruit and says what the name of the food the caterpillar eats is as we read the story. 
My daughter knows this story off by heart now and it's one shd asks to have read to her. A firm favourite in our house 
23rd February '17
I read it to Pre-School aged 3 to 5
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I absolutely love reading this book to children. There is so much you can do with is, and the children enjoy looking at the pictures. You can make the story interactive by acting it out and introducing the real food to the children. You can also make fantastic interactive displays to tell the story.
31st March '18
I read it to Ariahm aged 1 aged 1
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This is a classic story book that I remember from being a child. It’s a lovely short story that I love reading over and over again and a great way to explain how a caterpillar turns it to a butterfly 
17th October '16
I read it to Eloise aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
There is a definite reason that this is one of the books that's withstood time, it is one that kids of any age can enjoy and it always sticks in everyone's minds. I remember it from being a young kid. 
8th April '18
I read it to THughes14 aged 7 aged 7 , to HHughes28 aged 5 aged 5 & to PHughes22 aged 3 aged 3
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A timeless classic. It was read to me as a child, and now I read it to my children. The best part is that it's such an easy read, they now read it to me. Such a wonderful book, so many talking points: caterpillar changing to butterflies, healthy foods, junk foods. 
It's just so wonderful. 
7th March '18
I read it to Leximoo aged 5 aged 5 , to Cora14 aged 3 aged 3 & to Kion16 aged 1 aged 1
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All three of my kids have loved this book since being babies, they now all know it off by heart we read it that much. It's a fun and beautiful illustrated book. 
2nd February '18
I read it to Nathanwall aged 2 aged 2 & to Ellawall aged 5 aged 5
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This is long term favourite. It has a great introduction to counting which can be really helpful when learning numbers.  The illustrations are beautiful and the story itself is lovely and teaches about nature. An all round lovely book. 
20th January '17
I read it to Rubiroo aged 4 aged 4 & to Darcm aged 4 months aged 0
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A new favourite in our home as can be enjoy a bedtime by both daughters. The four year old holds the book and explains the story to her sister who enjoys the bright illustrations. A fab family classic 
4th November '16
I read it to beardy aged 3 aged 3
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This book is my childhood favourite book of all time!!
I recently brought for my 3 year old son and he also adores it :)
Very good little story and his favourite part of the story is opening the flaps on what food he had on what day.
By the last page of the butterfly he is squealing out of excitement and not wanting it too end!!
So veryoften have to read it twice at one time and is a favourite already at bedtimes.
Will be buying another copy soon of this book for a gift!!
23rd April '18
I read it to Cece aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
A well-loved classic for a reason, this book tells the story of the caterpillar who eats and eats and eats until he is ready to change into a beautiful butterfly!

Persephone, like all her friends, loves the simple narrative. She enjoys counting the things the caterpillar eats and turning the pages to find out what is next on his "plate". The pictures are bold and colourful and the butterfly at the end is reminiscent of the paintings Persephone's teachers help her do at nursery - full of colour.

I think this book will continue to be loved for many generations to come.
23rd April '18
I read it to Josh aged 10 aged 10 , to Sam aged 8 aged 8 , to Matthew aged 5 aged 5 & to Sophiajane aged 1 aged 1
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This is a fabulous book that we have read for years. All the children love it and come back to it time and time again.

Our favourite bits are when the caterpillar is munching through the huge selection of food and of course the big reveal at the end.

It is amazing how such a little book can teach the lifecycle of a butterfly so well.
22nd July '17
I read it to Nathy aged 3 aged 3
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as a family we love this book.  I had this when I was little and have loved reading it to my children now.  A great book to help teach about different fruits and numbers in a fun way
1st December '18
I read it to Hingham aged 4 to 7
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Absolute classic story. This books comes out every year at school and is studied along side the life cycle of the caterpillar. The children love to join in saying what the caterpillar is eating and are amazed when he becomes a butterfly. Great original illustrations. 
30th October '17
I read it to mrbear aged 6 aged 6 & to mrfox aged 2 aged 2
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This book is a timeless favourite. I still have my old copy from when I was a child, and my older son ended up being gifted with no fewer than six copies in two different languages when he was born!
7th June '16
I read it to Meadows aged 2 to 3
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You cannot go wrong with this book from ages 2 to 6. The hardboard book is especially useful for the younger children. I read it with 2 and 3 year olds who liked to see what the caterpillar was eating. We then coloured some pictures of the food for our caterpillar (which we made from toilet rolls) so he too could eat some food!
13th June '18
I read it to Noonoo1814 aged 3 aged 3
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My son absolutely loves this book! It's very colourful and bright and helps with counting and recognising different colours and fruits. After reading it repeatedly at bedtime with my son, he now reads it back to me from memory, which makes bed time/story time even more special for us both.
7th June '16
I read it to eb7714 aged 1 aged 1
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this is a fab easy to follow read it keeps my daughters attention she loves how colourful it definatly stimulates her I would recommend this for anyone with children it's alot of fun and to be honest probably our fave read at least once a day on my last count hehe
15th September '17
I read it to JakeGOK aged 4 aged 4
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An absolute classic and an essential for every bookcase in the WORLD!!!

Beautifully illustrated. Wonderfully written. Easy to read, and perfect for little ones joining in.
15th August '17
I read it to Jaanu aged 5 aged 5
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My son loves this book which is no surprise as it is amazing. I too loved it as a child. My son loves counting the fruit. Storyline and pictures are timeless.
17th July '17
I read it to Zelmus aged 1 aged 1
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Lovely book with a real story about a caterpillar becoming a beautiful butterfly.
The story is amazing. I think the illustration could be better.
6th June '18
Ellielebugjnr read it themselves aged 2 aged 2
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Sophie loves loves this book. A classic and one of the best baby/preschool books that exists. Sophie loves counting the fruit in this board book with finger holes. This really helped Sophie learn the concept of weekdays and the beautiful nature of caterpillars turning into butterfly. We now have our very own bug hotel to watch nature grow.
3rd August '18
I read it to Catriona library aged 3 to 11
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Stone cold classic  Not a week goes by where someone doesn't ask for this. Simple counting within such an engaging story that it's covert learning. 
9th August '17
I read it to Jaanu aged 5 aged 5
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This is an amazing book about the life cycle of a caterpillar. Great pics and storyline. 
14th March '18
maryam's read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
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4 stars
in this book there is a egg and inside the egg is a caterpillar and the caterpillar eat's very day before it turns in to a beautiful butterfly
6th March '17
I read it to M-Ray aged 3 aged 3
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4 stars
I bought this book recently for my nephew who is 3 as he had seen the short film and really got into it. He loves that the caterpillar is greedy and hungry and is able to retell and count the objects well. The pictures are beautiful and colourful and engage him in being able to follow the story. He enjoys the part where the caterpillar has a stomach ache and sympothises with him by rubbing his own tummy. He asked what the holes were for in the food and likes to touch them, he was amazed when he found out it was because the caterpillar had been eating the food and he then got abit cross that the caterpillar had eaten his big book. The story itself is quite lengthy but because of the little amount of words on a lot of the pages it is possible to stay engaged for the duration of the story. He is very proud of his caterpillar book and enjoys to hear it read to him often. He is able to retell most of the story which is perfect due to the short simple sentences that are often used throughout the story. His favourite part is where the caterpillar goes to sleep and wakes up as a beautiful butterfly. I still love the look on his face when he sees the bright colourful wings of the butterfly. He likes to tell everyone about the hungry caterpillar eating lots of food and refers to it quite frequently. Obviously a well loved book by all. 
26th April '17
Oliviathegamer read it themselves aged 12 aged 12
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4 stars
I loved this book when I was 4 because the hungry caterpillar eats so much and is so silly. 
I would say that it is suitable for 2-6 year olds but you can still enjoy it at any age. 
The pictures are very good for smaller children because they are bright and colourful. 
The author has a very good way with words and his other books are also fantastic.
25th November '17
I read it to Emily11 aged 1 aged 1
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4 stars
This is an easy read and symbolises with my own childhood (I remember reading it at school). My daughter really enjoys this book and it is a staple in every home.
8th August '17
I read it to Zaraloul aged 1 aged 1
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4 stars
I really enjoy reading this book to my daughter who is 18 months old as the colours instantly have her engaged and the pages where the caterpillar eats the food have her curious and wanting to touch and look at the book closer. The story is an age old story that I grew up with and I just love the illustrations.
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Eric Carle is the acclaimed and beloved illustrator of many children’s picture books, most notably the The Very Hungry Caterpillar which has been translated into 62 languages and has sold more than 46 million copies. Since it was first published in 1969, E...

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