The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Book review by Maria Strom, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 2+

Funny, colorful look at caterpillar's development.

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 2+

Educational value

I highly recommend this book to all the parents and early educators to read this book at less once to your child. I promise you will get your child attention for this book. I am a mother of three children and I work in a pre-school and from my personal experience the children love this book
age 2+

Book Details

  • Author: Eric Carle
  • Illustrator: Eric Carle
  • Genre: Picture Book
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publication date: January 1, 1970
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 2 - 4
  • Number of pages: 30
  • Last updated: August 2, 2021

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