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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book and Plush

Author Eric Carle
Illustrated by Eric Carle
Book & Toy (Book and Toy)
$20.99 US
7.38"W x 5.25"H x 3.14"D   | 10 oz | 8 per carton
On sale Aug 30, 2002 | 24 Pages | 9780399242052
Age 0-3 years | Up to Preschool
One of the best-selling children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been delighting young readers for over thirty years. Now packaged as a board book with a new plush doll, this classic book will continue to introduce new generations of children to the magical world of Eric Carle.
© Penguin Random House
Born in the United States, Eric Carle was taken as a six-year-old child by his parents back to their native country, Germany. Later, he studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Academy of Applied Arts) in Stuttgart, and returned to New York in his early twenties as a graphic designer and artist. His many picture books are now known and loved by children around the world.
 
In 2002, Eric and his late wife, Barbara, opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, in Amherst, Massachusetts, where the works of distinguished picture book artists, nationally and internationally acclaimed, are exhibited in three spacious galleries.

Eric Carle passed away in 2021, at the age of 91. View titles by Eric Carle

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One of the best-selling children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been delighting young readers for over thirty years. Now packaged as a board book with a new plush doll, this classic book will continue to introduce new generations of children to the magical world of Eric Carle.

Author

© Penguin Random House
Born in the United States, Eric Carle was taken as a six-year-old child by his parents back to their native country, Germany. Later, he studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Academy of Applied Arts) in Stuttgart, and returned to New York in his early twenties as a graphic designer and artist. His many picture books are now known and loved by children around the world.
 
In 2002, Eric and his late wife, Barbara, opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, in Amherst, Massachusetts, where the works of distinguished picture book artists, nationally and internationally acclaimed, are exhibited in three spacious galleries.

Eric Carle passed away in 2021, at the age of 91. View titles by Eric Carle

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Happy Birthday to the Very Hungry Caterpillar!

  2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle’s preschool classic, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR.  In honor of this milestone, zoos, botanical gardens, libraries, museums and eateries across the country will host interactive Very Hungry Caterpillar experiences throughout 2019.  In April, a Very Hungry Caterpillar car and costume character will traverse the country.  Kicking off at the

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