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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book : The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Board Book

Published: 29th September 1994
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
In Stock. Ships in 1-2 business days from Australia
RRP $17.95
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Product Description

Eric Carle's children's classic is the story of a very small and very hungry caterpillar who manages to nibble his way through the pages of this enchanting book. Available now in a sturdy board book edition for babies and toddlers to chomp and chew!

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book
 
4.6

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (8)
  • Easy to understand (7)
  • Well written (5)
  • Inspirational (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Younger readers (9)
  • Gift (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual reader (5), Everyday reader (3)

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This is a great book for children. Fun and learning at the same time. One disappointing fact is that the holes in the book are too small for even a toddler to stick their...Read complete review

This is a great book for children. Fun and learning at the same time. One disappointing fact is that the holes in the book are too small for even a toddler to stick their fingers while following along with the story.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

This is a small book

Story is good but book was unexpectedly small.

Story is good but book was unexpectedly small.

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3.0

This is a small book

By 

from Melbourne

Verified Buyer

Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

Story is good but book was unexpectedly small.

 
5.0

Classic

By 

from WA

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

    One of the musts for the babies

     
    5.0

    I love it

    By 

    from Melbourne

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    Pros

    • Easy To Understand
    • Inspirational
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Travel Reading
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

      Great to teach words, colours and days through the play

       
      5.0

      My baby love it

      By 

      from Sydney

      About Me Everyday Reader

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Inspirational

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

        My baby is one year old, she found the colourful pictures ver attractive.

         
        5.0

        Enduring classic.

        By 

        from Perth, AU

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Understand
        • Relevant
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • Younger Readers

          Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

          Well written with lots of learning opportunities for babies and toddlers. My baby finds it engaging and it has already been read multiple times.

           
          4.0

          Delightful Reading

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          from alfredton

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Understand
          • Informative
          • Relevant
          • Well Written

          Cons

          • Size Of Holes

          Best Uses

          • Babies Toddlers
          • Younger Readers

          Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

          This is a great book for children. Fun and learning at the same time. One disappointing fact is that the holes in the book are too small for even a toddler to stick their fingers while following along with the story.

           
          5.0

          Great to see this as a board book

          By 

          from Brisbane

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Understand

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Younger Readers

            Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

            This book was a gift for a six month old child. Being a board book means this can be introduced at a younger age, it is able to be handled and will take the treatment of an active child.

             
            4.0

            One of my son's favourites

            By 

            from Sydney

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Understand
            • Holes To Stick Fingers In

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Younger Readers

              Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

              My toddler often picks out this book. He loves sticking his fingers in the holes and looking at the pictures.

               
              5.0

              Absolute classic

              By 

              from Sydney, AU

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              Pros

              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Easy To Understand
              • Well Written

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Younger Readers

                Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

                Your child will love this. Bright colours and easy to follow.

                 
                5.0

                Perfect for learning to read

                By 

                from Darwin, Australia

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                Pros

                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Easy To Understand
                • Inspirational
                • Well Written

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Younger Readers

                  Comments about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book:

                  Ideal for young children learning to read. Picures associated with words and lots of fun for parents too!

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                  Every child should experience this wonderful, cumulative story, with its brightly coloured pictures of the tiny but greedy caterpillar that eats his way through one apple, two plums and three pears before turning into a beautiful butterfly. The board version stands up well to the inevitable poking of little fingers through the holes in the pages. (2-4 yrs) -- Kirkus UK

                  Eric Carle

                  Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar , has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over twelve million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than sixty books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote.

                  Eric Carle's art is distinctive and instantly recognizable. His art work is created in collage technique, using hand-painted papers, which he cuts and layers to form bright and cheerful images. Many of his books have an added dimension - die-cut pages, twinkling lights as in The Very Lonely Firefly, even the lifelike sound of a cricket's song as in The Very Quiet Cricket, - giving them a playful quality: a toy that can be read, a book that can be touched. Children also enjoy working in collage and many send him pictures they have made themselves, inspired by his illustrations. He receives hundreds of letters each week from his young admirers. The secret of Eric Carle's books' appeal lies in his intuitive understanding of and respect for children, who sense in him instinctively someone who shares their most cherished thoughts and emotions.

                  Eric Carle has two grown-up children, a son and a daughter. With his wife Barbara, he lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

                  Visit Eric Carle's Booktopia Author Page


                  ISBN: 9780241003008
                  ISBN-10: 0241003008
                  Series: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
                  Audience: Children
                  For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
                  For Grades: 4
                  Format: Board Book
                  Language: English
                  Number Of Pages: 26
                  Published: 29th September 1994
                  Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
                  Country of Publication: GB
                  Dimensions (cm): 12.8 x 17.9  x 1.4
                  Weight (kg): 0.2
                  Edition Number: 1