2019 marks 50 years since The Very Hungry Caterpillar first munched his way through a variety of delicious food - and our hearts. To celebrate this milestone, we are releasing a limited hardback edition of this beloved classic, complete with stunning golden jacket and bonus content - the story of the making of this classic, and a letter to the reader from Eric Carle himself.
Since its first publication in 1969, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has now sold over 50 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty-two languages.
Eric Carle's children's classic is the story of a very small and very hungry caterpillar who manages to nibble his way through the pages of this enchanting book.
The book follows a caterpillar as it eats its way through a wide variety of foodstuffs before emerging as a butterfly.
It has been described as "one of the greatest childhood classics of all time.
Author & illustrator Eric Carle