The very hungry caterpillar
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Author:
Published:
New York : Philomel Books, c1987,1969.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
[18] pages : ill. ; 10 x 13 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 2.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 460L
Status:
Description
This mini hardcover edition of Eric Carle's classic story begins one sunny Sunday, when the caterpillar was hatched out of a tiny egg. He was very hungry. On Monday, he ate through one apple; on Tuesday, he ate through three plums--and still he was hungry. Strikingly bold, colorful pictures and a simple text in large, clear type tell the story of a hungry little caterpillar's progress through an amazing variety and quantity of foods. Full at last, he made a cocoon around himself and went to sleep, to wake up a few weeks later wonderfully transformed into a butterfly!

Brilliantly innovative designer and artist Eric Carle has dramatized the story of one of Nature's commonest yet loveliest marvels, the metamorphosis of the butterfly, in a picture book to delight as well as instruct the very youngest reader or listener. Cleverly die-cut pages show what the caterpillar ate on successive days, graphically introducing sets of up to 10 objects and also the names of the days of the week in rotation, as well as telling the central story of the transformation of the caterpillar. The final, double-page picture of the butterfly is a joyous explosion of color, a vibrant affirmation of the wonder and beauty of Nature.

Watch a Video

Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
East Haddam/Rathbun J Board Book
E/PB BDBK CAR
Due Jun 1, 2020
Haddam/Brainerd Juvenile E Book
E CAR
Lost and Paid
Middlefield/Coe Juv Collection
JPIC CARLE
On Shelf
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0399213015
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 2.9, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile measure:
460
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Carle, E. (19871969). The very hungry caterpillar. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Carle, Eric. 19871969. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Carle, Eric, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. New York: Philomel Books, 19871969.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. New York: Philomel Books, 19871969. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
2f20ff25-2050-3f77-5b6f-1407801580e2
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last Sierra Extract TimeApr 08, 2020 10:09:38 AM
Last File Modification TimeApr 08, 2020 10:16:17 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeJul 08, 2020 10:34:41 PM

MARC Record

LEADER00847nam 2200241Ia 4500
003LION
008991007t19871969nyua   a       00 1 eng u
1001 |a Carle, Eric.
650 0|a Caterpillars|v Juvenile fiction.
020 |a 0399213015
010 |a 79-13202
260 |a New York :|b Philomel Books,|c c1987,1969.
300 |a [18] p. :|b ill. ;|c 10 x 13 cm.
24514|a The very hungry caterpillar /|c Eric Carle.
939 |a 1460012
035 |a 54
040 |d leo
990 |a DYNIX_LION_1460012
998 |e -|d a |f eng|a ra|a ha|a ml
907 |a .b12912724
945 |y .i17462733|i 36439000071181|l haej|s $|h |u 61|x 0|w 0|v 5|t 36|z 08-02-06|o -|a E CAR
945 |y .i54046476|i 33300000426234|l rajbb|s -|h 06-01-20|u 4|x 1|w 1|v 4|t 36|z 02-25-15|o -|a E/PB BDBK CAR
945 |y .i55762190|i 34130000036611|l mlj|s -|h |u 8|x 1|w 0|v 4|t 36|z 01-07-16|o -|a JPIC CARLE