Frenchman's Bay, Maine

Frenchman's Bay, Maine

Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Happy 40th anniversary to "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle!



Many a bedtime was spent reading this picturebook to our children and waiting while they poked their fingers into each hole the caterpillar had nibbled. I think they used to know the text by heart.

Bright sunny colors, collage, and whimsy--Carle's artwork in a nutshell.

Here's a video of the illustrator and author talking about the making of his well-loved book.

3 comments:

Betsy said...

I meant to comment on this post earlier because this was always one of my all-time favorite books to read to the kids!

I gave you an award over at Chez Monster this afternoon... :-)

Angela said...

Now there's a pop-up book!

David said...

You haven't posted in over a month! This is unheard of. Tell us all what's new in the 'couver.