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A stunning new lift-flap format of a beloved classic.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold over 41 million copies worldwide in over 62 languages. In this new lift-flap book, children are asked where the Hungry Caterpillar might be hiding. Is he hiding in the grass? No, that's a chirpy cricket! Is he nibbling the strawberry? No, that's an ant! The lift-flap on every spread lets little readers join in the fun as they search in this fun, interactive take on the beloved children's classic.

Formats & editions

  • Board Book


    May 29, 2017

    Picture Puffin

    12 pages

    RRP $21.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

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