The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Board book – 14 October 2000
by Eric Carle (Author)
- Publisher : Penguin UK; Latest edition (14 October 2000)
- Language : English
- Board book : 26 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0241003008
- ISBN-13 : 978-0241003008
- Reading age : Baby – 2 years
- Item Weight : 200 g
- Dimensions : 12.6 x 1.4 x 17.8 cm
The book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” is considered as one of the famous books written by Eric Carle. The story is surrounded by a caterpillar that eats lot of food since his birth. He eats too much. Later, after his recovery he turns into a cocoon and remains the same for the next two weeks. Afterwards, he transforms into a beautiful and colourful butterfly.
The book has very nice visuals from caterpillar to cocoon/pupa to butterfly. The pictures have beautiful graphics widely appreciated by the readers and especially by the kids and children’s. The book has earned many children’s literature awards and a major graphic design award.
About the author:
Eric Carle the author of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” is an internationally bestselling and award-winning book. He has won various children’s literature awards and a graphic design award. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle co-founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002. Eric Carle divides his time between the Florida Keys and the hills of North Carolina.