The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Little Learning Library

As you know, the world’s favourite caterpillar loves cherry pie, salami and lollipops. But there’s something he likes even more – learning! (And sharing it with you.) Did you enjoy spotting and counting things in his classic story? Now the Very Hungry Caterpillar wants you to start using even more fabulous skills! In his gorgeous Little Library, you’ll get to count yummy foods, read simple words, spot colours and make animal noises. Plus, you’ll enjoy the same beautiful pictures, chuckles and tasty treats that you remember from his first book.

  • A sturdy first learning library from the Hungry Caterpillar
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a classic global bestseller
  • Delightful pictures in Eric Carle’s iconic collage style
  • Essential first concepts made simple and engaging

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    Eric Carle

    Eric Carle is the acclaimed author and illustrator of many classic picture books, and is best known for the much-loved The Very Hungry Caterpillar.


    Eric Carle has won many book and design awards in both the US and around the world. His most famous book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar was awarded the American Institute of Graphics Arts Award, the Selection du Grand Prix des Treize in France and a Nakamori Reader’s Prize in Japan. In 2003 Carle was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his lifetime contribution to children’s literature and illustration.

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