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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Carle, Eric (Book - 1987 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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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 and wakes up a butterfly.
Authors: Carle, Eric
Title: The very hungry caterpillar
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, c1987.
Edition: Rev. ed.
Characteristics: [26] p. :,col. ill. ;,22 x 31 cm.
Notes: "For this new edition, Mr. Carle has made entirely new illustrations, similar to but not exactly like the earlier ones"--Jacket.
"Revised printing"--T.p. verso.
Summary: 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 and wakes up a butterfly.
Audience: AD 460
Local Note: Reading Counts RC 26 10010
Accelerated Reader AR 29 10005
ISBN: 9780758739032
0399208534
9780399208539
Branch Call Number: PZ7.C21476 Ve 1987x
Statement of Responsibility: by Eric Carle
Study Program: Reading Counts RC K-2 2.6 1.0 Quiz: 12086 Guided reading level: J.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.9 0.5 Quiz: 5496.
Subject Headings: Caterpillars Juvenile fiction. Butterflies Juvenile fiction. Metamorphosis Juvenile fiction. Caterpillars Fiction.
Topical Term: Caterpillars
Butterflies
Metamorphosis
Caterpillars
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List - AAPLD YS - Level J Picture Books by: MissJen Jun 14, 2012

Other Level J books by Eric Carle include: The Grouchy Ladybug; Hello, Red Fox; The Mixed-Up Chameleon; The Very Clumsy Click Beetle; and The Very Quiet Cricket. Eric Carle books can be found in our popular characters section across from the game computers.


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we can't get enough of this one! so many terrific learning themes are presented - colors, progression, metamorphosis and nature, food and eating!, and courage.

Jun 05, 2014
  • green_bear_966 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My favorite book!

Jun 03, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

loves when the caterpillar eats a lot and get huge by michael

This is an activity prepared for our daycare by Cathy Hankins- must-have for any early childhood collection : http://www.thinkfinity.org/docs/DOC-11622

Mar 03, 2013
  • connorthomasbremner rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Another classic! A must have for every child! I actually got the pop-up version for my son's 3rd birthday and what a hit. I give this book an "A plus"!

very good book, i read it to my 3 year old. Great for story time.

Alex

Oct 09, 2011
  • vcc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My oldest is now 9, my youngest is 6 and I read this to my kids all the time. My version has become a little twisted as the kids have gotten older: "No! Don't go so close to the sun!" A fun read, even without the extras. ;-D

May 26, 2011
  • PaigeE6 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A MUST READ for spring! My 3 year old loves it.

Dec 15, 2010
  • jpchong rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great book for pre-schooler.

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Jun 03, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The caterpillar eats a lot of stuff and gets a stomachache and then builds a cocoon and become a beautiful butterfly by michael

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Jul 05, 2010
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Eric Carle - The Very Hungry Caterpillar - children's book - Waterstone's

Interview with Eric Carle.

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