We are opening our section of book recommendation with this beloved book:
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” from Eric Carle.
This year is the 45th anniversary of the book, and it is a must have in your library. This book is winner of many children’s literature awards and a major graphic design award, it has sold 30 million copies worldwide. This book is about a caterpillar who eats its way through a wide variety of foods before becoming and emerging as a beautiful butterfly. This book has been translated into at least 40 languages, including Dutch, French, Spanish, German,Chinese, Italian,Swedish, Russian, and Hebrew. It has been used by elementary school teachers, librarians, and parents, as a teaching aid, with activities developed which use the book. (more…)