The Very Hungry Caterpillar

View: Video Review | Product Image

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • published by Philomel Books
  • Written By: Eric Carle
  • Illustrated By: Eric Carle
  • We recommend this book for
    ages 0 and up


Read-it-Again Score


What It Is

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, written and illustrated by Eric Carle, introduces kids to colors, shapes, numbers, and adventure as readers follow a very hungry caterpillar who is doing just what nature intended him to do. The caterpillar goes on a culinary journey as readers follow the caterpillar from birth to a beautiful transformation.

Why It’s Fun

Award-winning illustrator and children's book author Eric Carle breathes life to this book's metamorphosis with his signature artwork and simple storytelling. This is a classic book that belongs in every kid's nursery and library.

Who It’s For

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is for all ages.

What To Be Aware Of

There are many versions of this book, from board books and pop-up books to finger puppet books and more, for those looking for a different way to read the story beyond the traditional book.


What do you think about The Very Hungry Caterpillar?

Daily Giveaway

$20 Kmart / Land’s End / Sears Gift Card

We are giving away
a $20 Kmart / Land’s End / Sears Gift Card
every day this week!

Sign in to enter to win

You might also want to check out these other Picture Books: