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  • Published: 27 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241959565
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 12
  • RRP: $24.00

The Very Hungry Caterpillar




Enjoy Eric Carle's classic story even more with this fantastic book and toy set.

In this tactile early-learning playbook which features artwork from The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle picture books, first concepts such as colours, numbers, shapes and first words are introduced through textures, words and pictures. Ideal for older babies and toddlers, this bright, sturdy board book is perfect for sharing and encouraging interactive play.

  • Published: 27 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241959565
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 12
  • RRP: $24.00

About the author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children including his most well-known title The Very Hungry Caterpillar. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle co-founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.

Eric Carle passed away in 2021, at the age of 91.

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