Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: Philomel Books
Number of pages: 24
Type of Book: Fiction; Educational
Age: 0 – 4
Available here:http://readingcorner.ng/ProductDetails.asp?SubCatagoryID=621&ProductID=2094; http://www.amazon.com/Very-Hungry-Caterpillar-Eric-Carle/dp/0399226907; borrow it here: http://zodml.org/eachbook.php?id=694
Price: N2,200; $5.52; Free
A little bit of science for toddlers. This book tells the story of a caterpillar’s journey to becoming a butterfly. But first the caterpillar eats through amazing fruits, veggies (and the book) until it becomes quite sick! Read this little package to your toddler to teach him about butterflies, fruits, days of the week, etc., in the most fun way possible!
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UP: I LOOOOOVVVEEEEE this book!!!!! Using brilliant illustrations, this book shows toddlers how to count (from 1 to 5), some fruits (apples, pears, etc.), some food (cheese, cakes, sausages, etc.), some colors, days of the week (Monday to Sunday), and a little bit of science (the very hungry caterpillar becomes a beautiful butterfly at the end of the book!). The icing on the cake? The caterpillar eats through the pages of the book as it eats through the fruits in the book. I recommend this book for all kids aged 0 to 4!
- This book is sold somewhere in the world every thirty seconds!
HAVE FUN WITH THIS BOOK
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CHALLENGE: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
CREATE (WRITE a Story/Poem OR DRAW)
- Draw and colour 4 (four) fruits found in Nigeria. (4 year olds)
- Identify and colour the caterpillar (2-3 year olds)
Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry requirements: Entrants must be within the 2 – 4 age range. The first correct entry will be announced on this page and will win a copy of this book.
Answers must be submitted before 12:00am on Tuesday, April 26th 2015.
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