The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: Philomel
Publication Date: 1994
Genre: Collage Picture book
Audience: Gr. Pre-K+

Overview: This is a book about a caterpillar that is born and then begins to live his life eating more and more types of food each day. One day he is so big and tired he makes a cocoon and becomes a beautiful butterfly.

Activity: Have children make their own collage illustrations using different textures of paper, in the style of Eric Carle.

Reviewer's Name: Andrew Generazio