The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: Eric Carle
Illustrator: Eric Carle
Publisher: Putnam/Philomel (U.S. Edition)
Recommended Age Range: 2 to 5
Follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar as it eats its way through this classic tale. A brilliant introduction to this insect’s life cycle, days of the week, and numbers. Child-like illustrations accompany the deliciously entertaining text.
Awards: New York Times Ten Best Picture Books of the Year, 1969; Best Children’s Books of England citation, 1970; Brooklyn Museum Arts Books for Children citation, 1973, 1976, 1977; American Institute of Graphic Arts Award, 1970; Selection du Grand Prix des Treize, France, 1972; Nakamori Reader’s Prize, Japan, 1975