Parents' Guide to

Ten Little Caterpillars

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.

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age 2+

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age 2+

Teacher says "YES!"

This is a fun way to learn about counting and about the cycle of catapillars. Ehlert, as always, has a way with her art work that makes a story POP! This is a great read along with your little ones all the way up to second or third grade.

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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (1 ):

TEN LITTLE CATERPILLARS invites comparisons to Eric Carle’s classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, with munching critters and painted collage artwork. But this title holds its own on the same shelf, taking kids a little deeper into the tiny world of caterpillars. Illustrator Lois Ehlert, who also teamed up with the late Bill Martin Jr. for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, beautifully depicts the plants where caterpillars are drawn to food -- and the creatures they might encounter along the way.

Large pages, bold pictures, and oversize print make it a great choice for reading aloud to a group. Unobtrusive labels identify plants, animals, butterfly eggs, and more. And the final pages identify each of the caterpillars, their favorite foods, and how they appear as butterflies -- an invitation to go explore the world of caterpillars right outside your door.

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