The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve and the moon shines bright. But who’s at home this silent night? The tree is up. The decorations are twinkling. And the Very Hungry Caterpillar is hoping for a very special visitor! Lift the flaps in this charming novelty book to see if you can spot the hoped-for guest. Who’s warming their feet by the fire? Who’s standing outside in the snow? Could it be Father Christmas?

  • Delightful festive fun with a best-loved character
  • Full of lifting flaps and Eric Carle’s classic artwork
  • A lovely choice to build excitement about Christmas
  • Simple rhyming text full of things to spot and discuss
  • Helps little ones build observation and motor skills

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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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