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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: My First Library 4 Books Collection Set by Eric Carle - Ages 2+ - Board Book

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SKU B2D5121 ISBN: 9780241454022
by Penguin
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: My First Library 4 Books Collection Set by Eric Carle is a delightful and timeless collection of children's books that will captivate and educate young minds. Written and illustrated by the beloved author Eric Carle, this set is a perfect introduction to the magical world of reading for children ages 0-3 years. Each book is filled with vibrant illustrations, simple yet engaging stories, and interactive elements that encourage early learning and developmental skills. Let's embark on an enchanting journey with the curious and endearing characters of Eric Carle's creation and more kids books now available in stock at Books2Door!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar book series has been cherished by generations of readers worldwide for its timeless charm, beautiful illustrations, and educational value. Eric Carle's stories not only entertain but also foster early learning, cognitive development, and a love for reading. Whether enjoyed as bedtime stories, classroom resources, or gifts for young children, these books continue to spark imagination and create lasting memories.

Titles in this set: 

  • Colours
  • Animal Sounds
  • Numbers
  • Words

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Picture board books are an indispensable resource for early childhood education, offering a captivating and interactive way for children to explore numbers, animal sounds, words, and colours. These books provide a solid foundation for young, creative minds, fostering curiosity, language development, cognitive skills, and creativity. With engaging illustrations, vibrant colours, and interactive elements, picture board books offer an immersive and enjoyable learning experience for children from infancy to preschool age

These Board books are designed with sturdy, thick pages made of cardboard or compressed paperboard. This construction makes them highly resistant to tearing, bending, and other forms of damage caused by the enthusiastic handling of young children. Their robust nature ensures that they can withstand repeated use and even survive accidental spills or chewing. They are specifically designed with little hands in mind. Their size and thickness make them easier for young children to grasp and turn pages independently. The rounded edges and compact format provide a comfortable and secure grip, allowing children to explore the books with confidence and autonomy.

Embark on an enchanting learning journey with The Very Hungry Caterpillar, one of the most beloved children's book characters of all time. This delightful educational resource combines the magic of Eric Carle's iconic story with essential early learning concepts. With The Very Hungry Caterpillar as your guide, children will explore animal sounds, colours, words, and numbers in a fun and interactive way. This captivating product is designed to engage young minds, spark curiosity, and foster a love for learning.

Animal Sounds: Discover the wonders of the animal kingdom as The Very Hungry Caterpillar introduces children to the fascinating world of animal sounds. Through vibrant illustrations and engaging text, children will encounter a variety of animals and learn to associate their unique sounds with the corresponding creatures. From the roar of a lion to the quack of a duck, this interactive learning experience will enhance auditory perception and expand a child's vocabulary.

Colours: Immerse children in a vibrant world of colours as they follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar's journey. Each page of this educational resource is bursting with vivid illustrations that vividly depict different colours. By engaging with the book, children will develop colour recognition skills, learn to identify and name a wide range of hues and strengthen their visual discrimination abilities. This captivating experience will ignite their creativity and deepen their understanding of the world around them.

Words: The power of language comes alive as The Very Hungry Caterpillar encourages children to explore words and expand their vocabulary. With simple and engaging text, children will encounter everyday objects, animals, and concepts. Each word is thoughtfully paired with vibrant illustrations, enabling children to make meaningful connections between language and the world they see. By engaging with this interactive resource, children will enhance their language skills, improve their communication abilities, and cultivate a love for reading and storytelling.

Numbers: Embark on a numerical adventure with The Very Hungry Caterpillar as children learn to count, recognise numbers, and understand basic mathematical concepts. Through engaging illustrations and interactive elements, children will witness the caterpillar's journey from one to ten, fostering a solid foundation in numeracy. The book's tactile features, such as die-cut pages and counting exercises, provide a hands-on experience that enhances their cognitive skills, number recognition, and early math abilities.

About the Author:

Eric Carle was a renowned American children's author and illustrator, best known for his iconic picture book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He was born on June 25, 1929, in Syracuse, New York, and passed away on May 23, 2021, leaving behind a rich legacy of beloved children's literature.

Carle's unique artistic style and innovative storytelling captivated young readers worldwide. His illustrations were characterized by vibrant colours, collages made from hand-painted tissue papers, and simple yet engaging designs. Through his distinctive artwork, Carle brought to life a multitude of beloved characters and captivating stories.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, published in 1969, became Eric Carle's most celebrated work and a beloved classic. This picture book tells the story of a caterpillar's journey as it eats its way through various foods before transforming into a beautiful butterfly. The book's innovative design, with die-cut pages and the caterpillar's gradual transformation, captured the imaginations of children worldwide. Its combination of engaging storytelling and educational elements, such as counting and days of the week, made it a staple in early childhood classrooms and libraries.

Beyond his contributions to children's literature, Eric Carle was also an advocate for arts education. He co-founded the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 2002, a space dedicated to celebrating the art of children's books and inspiring creativity in children and adults alike.

Eric Carle's impact on children's literature and early education cannot be overstated. His books continue to be cherished and read by generations of children, fostering a love for reading, imagination, and artistic expression. Through his timeless stories and distinctive artistic style, Carle's legacy will continue to inspire and delight young readers for years to come.

Description from the Publisher:

A stunning little learning library featuring artwork from The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

  • Introduce first concepts to toddlers
  • Four mini books: Colours, Animal Sounds, Numbers and Words
  • Made up of sturdy board book pages
  • Ideal for rough-and-tumble toddlers

Preschoolers will love learning with the Very Hungry Caterpillar!


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