The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Post by Jesse-review09 » 05 Dec 2016, 01:45

The very hungry caterpillar, is a great book for young children. It shows the life of a greedy depressed caterpillar eating his life away. Everyday he would eat more and more (and even things he shouldn't) until one day he formed into beautiful butterfly.

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Post by bookworm0913 » 17 Dec 2016, 22:39

I loved this book growing up. Even as a adult it is a great book to read to children. As you stated it does show the life of a greedy caterpillar. When it came to all the items he good things he was eating he did not care. All he cared about was eating, but in the end he turns into something beautiful.

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Post by Sarah_Khan » 19 Dec 2016, 16:35

I also loved this book when I was a kid, and I still like it now. I will definitely make sure to read it to any future kids I have. :D

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Post by Julie Ditton » 24 Dec 2016, 13:41

My daughter loved this one. I also read it to my students when teaching preschool and first grade..
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Post by Amagine » 25 Mar 2017, 12:04

This is a really great book. I know small children enjoy it a lot! Eric Carle writes and illustrates some amazing children books. I would love to visit his museum oneday.
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Post by RosesReviews » 08 Apr 2017, 14:37

I just had the pleasure of reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar to my six month old grandson a couple of days ago, with great enthusiasm. Having the actual book in your hands, you're able to really see and feel the holes in the items that the caterpillar ate through, seeing front and back of each item. The book, or at least the copy we had, had thicker pages, making it easier for children to hold the book, and work at turning the pages. The colorful illustrations really capture the attention of even the very young. Thank you!

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Post by Marivic08 » 22 May 2017, 10:40

I really loved this book.. I remember when I was young me and my two brothers always read this book and I still loved it..

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I really loved this book.. I remember when I was young me and my two brothers always read this book and I still loved it..

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Post by rcarr13 » 12 Mar 2018, 18:15

This was my favorite when I was little, and my kids love it too. I like that it is also educational. It can help young children to learn days of the week, counting, and how caterpillars become butterflies. The caterpillar also got sick after eating all of the junk food, which can lead to a disscussion with toddlers and preschoolers about the consequences of eating a lot of things that are not good for them.

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Post by Catherine-LeeOBC » 12 Mar 2018, 18:27

I didn't read this book until I was an adult. I enjoyed the simplicity and visual images put together to make a color, bright fun read.

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Post by lbhatters » 03 Apr 2018, 10:52

To be honest, I do think this is a nice story with lovely illustrations, but I don't really know how it got to be a bestseller. I've seen plenty of books as excellently illustrated and with good educational material that are not so popular but with a more interesting story to go along with it. This book engages the mind and the senses, but not the emotions very much. A book that engages the emotions along with the other two is what makes a book GREAT. I didn't get that with this book. In my opinion, I would choose an equally popular but different book on the bookshelf, I think.
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