The book is a readable copy showing signs of wear and the pages are intact. From his artwork, to his beautiful, accessible text, each book is truly a treasure. Description A new, limited golden anniversary edition in honor of 50 wonderful years, including rare bonus content. I accept returns within 60 days of buyer receiving the item. In my books I try to counteract this fear, to replace it with a positive message. This book welcomes back that same caterpillar to tell children about love.
Though we probably won't expect our grandson to comprehend the scientific term of metamorphosis, he'll certainly grasp that the caterpillar's transformation is magical - a pretty good description of the book itself! I will not be accepting offers due to several cases of non payment or cancellation. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. Soon Carle was writing his own stories, too. I believe that children are naturally creative and eager to learn. The dust jacket if applicable may be missing. The book may be personalized and could contain page markers or stickers.
So, in 1952, with a fine portfolio in hand and forty dollars in his pocket, he arrived in New York. His art work is created in collage technique, using hand-painted papers, which he cuts and layers to form bright and cheerful images. Children also enjoy working in collage and many send him pictures they have made themselves, inspired by his illustrations. Binding, dust jacket if any , etc may also be worn. Book is fully intact - holding well.
This delightful classic is a vintage hardcover edition. Check out our other listings to add to your order for discounted shipping. Eric Carle's art is distinctive and instantly recognizable. Will it be a happy place? Bonus content features an appreciation by prominent children's literacy advocate Dolly Parton, as well as an essay on the history and significance of the Caterpillar, including rare images of the original sketches and historic photos. There is no mention of Japan in colophon. There is no number line on copyright page. We are committed to providing each customer with the highest standard of customer service.
Watch a Video About the Author Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. Thank you for supporting Goodwill Industries of South Florida. Also very appropriate for a child to give to a teacher or other special adult in their lives. This was the beginning of Eric Carle's true career. I believe the passage from home to school is the second biggest trauma of childhood; the first is, of course, being born. We ship Monday-Saturday and respond to inquries within 24 hours. But his dream was always to return to America, the land of his happiest childhood memories.
I also ordered one for our nine-month-old nephew and our four-year-old nephew because lots of kids have read and enjoyed The Very Hungry Caterpillar! About this Item: Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1987. Soon he found a job as a graphic designer in the promotion department of The New York Times. Some paper wrinkling along bottom. Dolly Parton is one of the biggest country music stars and one of the bestselling recording artists of all time. I was excited to receive this book for my kids but we were honestly disappointed with it. The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. One day, respected educator and author, Bill Martin Jr, called to ask Carle to illustrate a story he had written.
There are some lighter grubby marks inside. Back of hardcover does not have A3450. Most of our items we sell are used and are in good condition. The book may be an ex-library book. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership.
His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over twelve million copies. This one brought back memories of carefree summer days as a child, how exciting it was to find a caterpillar outside, to feel that little tickley sensation as it would move up my arm, and being amazed when my mother told me it would one day become a butterfly! As a kindergarten teacher, it's impossible not to be a fan of all things Eric Carle. Happy birthday, Very Hungry Caterpillar! If the publisher were to print this as a board book instead, I think this would be a great book for babies and toddlers because of the more durable pages. About this Item: Puffin, 2011. Grubby book may have mild dirt or some staining, mostly on the edges of pages. Later, he was the art director of an advertising agency for many years. All pages and cover are intact including the dust cover, if applicable.
The different sized pages in the middle of the book after the caterpillar pops out of his egg on Sunday morning showing different foods with holes punched in the centers to indicate where he's nibbled through them are darling - each page is thick enough that I think I'm going to cut a caterpillar-sized piece of green pipecleaner to give him so he can watch his very own caterpillar making its way through the one red apple he eats on Monday, two green pears on Tuesday, three purple plums on Wednesday, four red strawberries on Thursday, five bright orange oranges on Friday, and then the variety of multi-colored foods probably not a caterpillar's scientifically accurate diet, but fun! Even though we built quite a collection of children's books during the seven years I spent babysitting our three grandsons, it's always a delight to discover another to add. About this Item: Puffin, 2011. Before placing your order for please contact us for confirmation on the book's binding. We've only read it once and my kids haven't asked to read it again. Each set of pages only has a few words, along with the same types of pictures as in the original Very Hungry Caterpillar book and it only took us about a minute to read through it. About this Item: Philomel Books. On Monday, he ate through one apple; on Tuesday, he ate through three plums--and still he was hungry.
The latest from the Hungry Caterpillar is no exception! Carle, for yet another gem to add to my collection. Strikingly bold, colorful pictures and a simple text in large, clear type tell the story of a hungry little caterpillar's progress through an amazing variety and quantity of foods. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Moderate handling to outside hardcover. Terms of Sale: I accept PayPal.