The Very Hungry Caterpillar Giant Edition

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Author: Eric Carle


Illustrator: Eric Carle


CARLE, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. NY: Calloway Books, [2008]. Oblong folio, [28]pp. Color pictorial boards. Color pictorial endpapers; full-color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket, housed in publisher's box and wrapped in cellophane. Signed by the author, Eric Carle.

Deluxe edition. Being 1 of 250 copies signed by the author. Millions of children around the world have grown up with this story of a little caterpillar who hatches from an egg and is so hungry that he eats his way right through the book! He eats one apple on Monday, two pears on Tuesday, three plums on Wednesday, and so on. Now, this story that has always been so big in the hearts of young people is available in an edition as big at their imaginations! Measuring 17 inches wide by 13 inches tall and nearly 1½ inches thick, this book invites youngsters to lay right on top of its pages and enter that tiny caterpillar's world as he grows larger, builds himself a cocoon and emerges on the final pages as a great big, beautiful butterfly. Available in a beautiful trade edition and a very special, signed, limited edition - each housed in its own gorgeous, full-color keepsake box - this is a book you and your family will treasure for years to come. Your young readers and listeners will leap into the pages of this beloved story as they discover the magic of nature while mastering their numbers and the days of the week. Here is a book no child will ever forget!