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  • Published: 5 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241003008
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 24

The Very Hungry Caterpillar




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

A much-loved classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has won over millions of readers with its vivid and colourful collage illustrations and its deceptively simply, hopeful story. With its die-cut pages and finger-sized holes to explore, this is a richly satisfying book for children.

  • Published: 5 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241003008
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 24

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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