The Very Hungry Caterpillar



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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle

This award-winning childhood classic follows the life cycle of a very hungry caterpillar that hatches from a tiny egg and eventually transforms into a beautiful butterfly after eating quantities of food.

The story, which was adapted and translated in more than 60 languages covers vocabulary related to different kinds of fruit and food, the days of the week and counting up to five. Also, the story is suitable for interdiciplinary teaching projects concerning the subject of Biology.

· · 1969

Critical edition

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar / Die kleine Raupe Nimmersatt: Englisch-Deutsche Ausgabe. Gerstenberg, 2010. 32 pp., ISBN 9783836950558

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In favour of this entry

  • Award-winning
  • Classic
  • Interdisciplinary or cross-curricular teaching
  • Students can identify with the text
  • Recommended by a federal state: North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony

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