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The very hungry caterpillar  Cover Image Book Book

The very hungry caterpillar / by Eric Carle.

Carle, Eric, (author,, illustrator.).


Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpiller as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0399208534
  • ISBN: 9780399208539
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 30 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, c1969, c1987.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published : Cleveland : World Publishing Co., 1969.
Target Audience Note:
2-5 years
AD460L Lexile
Decoding demand: 76 (high) Semantic demand: 44 (medium) Syntactic demand: 74 (high) Structure demand: 59 (medium) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.9 0.5 5496.
Subject: Caterpillars > Juveneile fiction.
Butterflies > Juveneile fiction.
Metamorphosis > Juveneile fiction.
Genre: Toy and movable books.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 67 of 86 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Reynolds County Library District.


  • 1 current hold with 86 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Reynolds County Library - Ellington Library E CAR (Text) 3247100177869 Easy Reader Fiction Checked out 09/29/2023

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