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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 24,355 Ratings and 1,601 Reviews

Book Description
Eric Carle and Tomie dePaola: Author One-on-One

Eric Carle is the creator, author, and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and many other children's books. Tomie dePaola is the author and illustrator of Strega Nona: Her Story and countless other books. They recently had a conversation about their careers as picture book authors.

Tomie dePaola: When I was only fou... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingHardcover (88 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100590617281
ISBN-13978-0590617284
Publication Date/1995
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About Eric Carle (Author) : Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children's book author and illustrator, most famous for his book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 30 languages. Since The Very Hung... more
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A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds o...


This is the classic edition of the bestselling story written...
Reader Comments
9/4/2012 Layla Cox said: When I would read to my son this was one of his favorites.
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4/30/2012 Katie Zang tagged as: I recommend

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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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4/13/2010 Sarah Pecorino said: One of my all time favorites.
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12/11/2009 Katy Philby

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9/20/2009 Donna Marie tagged as: I read

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7/28/2009 Philip Catchpole said: We adapted the original art to the cutter guides and created the artwork

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7/21/2009 NU Ezee said: Eric saw you draw the caterpillar.Book is great.

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7/6/2009 Sher Magins said: Loved this book in my classroom teaching concepts. My students favorite!
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5/4/2009 Stacia stojanoff said: It's fun for my girls to try to find the little caterpillar on each page. The holes are an added bonus for little fingers to touch and explore. A great addition to our book collection.
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4/2/2009 Gail Fattori said: Who doesn't love these.
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3/27/2009 Monette Pangan

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1/5/2009 Sarah Wilson tagged as: Inspired me

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10/30/2008 Jesse DenHerder said: One of my son's favorites! I love Eric's style
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9/21/2008 Cari H. tagged as: I read

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9/18/2008 Shelley HW tagged as: I recommend, I read

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9/8/2008 Jenna Bowles tagged as: Inspired me

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8/21/2008 Lisa Vargas tagged as: I recommend

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7/31/2008 dodie scroppo tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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3/5/2008 Terry Doherty said: "The pictures are bright and attention-grabbing. As the caterpillar eats through the various fruit
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9/16/2007 Holly DeWolf tagged as: I recommend

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