The Very Hungry Caterpillar
With its pioneering, hand-painted tissue paper illustrations and interactive elements, Carle’s preschool masterpiece has beguiled generations of children, eager to follow the eponymous hero’s gastronomic adventure. From its iconic opening line to the transcendent reveal of the finale, The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a true touchstone of children’s publishing.
Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a perennial favourite with children and adults alike. Its imaginative illustration and clever cut-out detail charts the progress of a very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through the week.