The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Author(s): Eric Carle

Picture Books

The classic edition of the bestselling story written for the very young. A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food, getting bigger and bigger, until eventually he turns into a beautiful caterpillar. One of the most popular picture books of all time, no nursery bookshelf is complete without a copy.


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Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. He was born in New York, but spent his early life in Germany. He returned to the States in his early twenties and worked as a graphic designer for the New York Times. He went on to be the art director of an advertising agency before he began writing and illustrating children's books. Eric lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.

General Fields

  • : 9780140569322
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.158
  • : April 0000
  • : 291mm X 208mm X 2mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : 28
  • : near fine
  • : 813.5/4
  • : English
  • : Eric Carle
  • : 2
  • : Paperback
  • : Eric Carle