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The Children’s Book Review | February 19, 2014


2014 marks the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s pre-school classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The anniversary will be officially celebrated on the annual “Very Hungry Caterpillar Day” which takes place every year on the first day of spring (March 20th).

In a simply elegant tale of metamorphosis, Carle’s distinct artwork is colorful and child-centric and combines perfectly with innovative page cuts, familiar concepts (counting, days of the week, food) and natural curiosity of children. It’s no wonder that we are all “still hungry” for this classic, 45 years later. Wow!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric CarleCelebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar day by entering to win this beautiful prize pack and sharing this wonderful tale with a friend.

One (1) winner receives:

  • Two limited edition anniversary totes
  • Two copies of The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book (1 to keep, 1 to share)!

Giveaway begins February 19, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 18, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Age Range: Ages 1-6

Board book: 13 pages