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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • The story progresses with the caterpillar spinning a cocoon and waking up into a butterfly, illustrating one of nature’s common but lovely marvels.
    –Childrens Literature

IF YOU LOVE THIS BOOK, THEN TRY:

  • Brown, Ruth. If at First You Do Not See. Henry Holt, 1983.
  • Campbell, Rod. Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book. Little Simon, 2007, c1982.
  • Carle, Eric. The Grouchy Ladybug. HarperCollins, 1997.
  • Carle, Eric. Hello, Red Fox. Simon & Schuster, 1998.
  • Carle, Eric. Mister Seahorse. Philomel, 2004.
  • Carle, Eric. The Mixed-Up Chameleon. HarperCollins, 1984.
  • Carle, Eric. “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly,” Said the Sloth. Philomel, 2002.
  • Carle, Eric. 10 Little Rubber Ducks. HarperCollins, 2005.
  • Carle, Eric. Today Is Monday. Philomel, 1993.
  • Carle, Eric. The Very Busy Spider. Philomel, 1984.
  • Carle, Eric. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle. Philomel, 1999.
  • Carle, Eric. The Very Quiet Cricket. Philomel, 1990.
  • Edwards, Pamela Duncan. Clara Caterpillar. HarperCollins, 2001.
  • Ehlert, Lois. Color Zoo. HarperCollins, 1989.
  • Ehlert, Lois. Eating the Alphabet. Harcourt, 1989.
  • Ehlert, Lois. Waiting for Wings. Harcourt, 2001.
  • Ernst, Lisa Campbell. Bubba and Trixie. Simon & Schuster, 1997.
  • Heiligman, Deborah. From Caterpillar to Butterfly. HarperCollins, 1996.
  • Lavies, Bianca. Monarch Butterflies: Mysterious Travelers. Dutton, 1993.
  • Martin, Bill, Jr. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Illus. by Eric Carle. Henry Holt, 1983, c1967.
  • Swope, Sam. Gotta Go! Gotta Go! Farrar, 2000.