The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's book written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969. The winner of many awards, it has sold 30 million copies It is highly popular and has been praised for its use of easy-to-read words which makes it good for teaching young children to read. The book contains 225 words and large, colourful illustrations.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1969
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Hardcover
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New York and Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing with number line reading 1-5 on copyright page, and A3450 code on rear. Good, lacking the dust jacket. Cloth shows soiling, owner name in ink and several small stray marks to front cover, surface scratches, fraying to corners and top edge… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

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Used - Good
Edition
first edition
Published
1969
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Hardcover
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first edition first printing hardcover (The World Publishing Company, 1969); no dust jacket; prior owner title page corner; text has no prior owner marks but some pages have age tone, light soil; binding shaken but no loose pages; glazed illustrated boards worn at corners and spine ends (little fraying); panels have shelf rub (scratches);dust jacket missing SoWll
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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

by Carle, Eric

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Used
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Early Reprint
Published
[c. 1979]
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780529007759
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New York and Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, [c. 1979]. Early Reprint. Hardcover. Oblong quarto, unpaginated; VG-/G+; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95', tape residue to upper edge of front cover, small water-drop marks to lower front hinge, large creases along upper rear hinge, closed tear to upper rear hinge;… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

by Carle, Eric

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1969
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Cleveland: World Publishing, 1969. First edition, first printing of Carle's most recognizable work (with the complete number line 1-5 on the copyright page and A3450 on the rear board). Oblong quarto, original illustrated boards. Signed by Eric Carle on the title page with an original drawing of a caterpillar. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with… Read more about this item
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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st UK edition.
Published
1970
Binding
Hardback
ISBN
9780241017982
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Monmouthshire, Aberdeen, GBR
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Published by Hamish Hamilton, 1970. 1st UK edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Carle, Eric. Very good condition with no wrapper. Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Watch as the caterpillar eats his way through the book! Some slight wear to cover edges. A few light foxspots and some light page browning to contents else clean, without names… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Good
Edition
1st edition
Published
1969
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Sacramento, California, USA
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Oblong quarto, original illustrated cloth over boards. Unpaginated with [28] pp. First edition, first printing of this high-point of 20th century childrens' picture books. Complete number-line [1-5 / 73-69] on copyright page, number A3450 at lower corner of rear cover. White spine with black titling. The story of a caterpillar's journey toward metamorphosis traveling through a series of die-cut holes in… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

by Carle, Eric

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1969
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Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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Cleveland: World Publishing, 1969. First edition, first printing of Carle's most recognizable work (with the complete number line 1-5 on the copyright page and A3450 on the rear board). Oblong quarto, original illustrated boards. Fine in a very good dust jacket price-clipped dust jacket. "Eric Carle was one of the first illustrators intrigued with the idea of introducing natural… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Published
1994
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780399226908
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Seattle, Washington, USA
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World of Eric Carle, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" Tall (oblong). Boldly Signed By Author/illustrator Eric Carle on title page in blue ink. A nice copy of the board book edition, seldom seen signed. Has ink gift inscription inside front cover.Carle, Eric (illustrator).
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Near fine
Jacket Condition
very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1969
Binding
Hardcover
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Walnut Creek, California, USA
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New York and Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Carle, Eric. First printing, oblong quarto, 28 pp., in first issue dust jacket. Eric Carle (b. 1929) is known world-wide for this, his third book, which has been translated into more than 60 languages and has sold more than 50 million copies, garnering… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Fair
Jacket Condition
N/A
Edition
First US Edition/Early Printing
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780529007759
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Albany, California, USA
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World Publishing Company, 1972. First US Edition/Early Printing. Hardcover. Fair/N/A. An early printing from 1972 or earlier based on gift inscription to title page. Front free endpaper has been carefully clipped out, otherwise a fairly clean copy with bumps/splits and wear to corners and some wear/nicks to spine ends. No jacket.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: 25th anniversary edition

by Carle, Eric

Condition
Used; Good
Published
1994
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780399227530
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Binghamton, New York, USA
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Philomel, 1994. Hardcover. Used; Good. 11x8x0. Prompt shipment, with tracking. we ship in CLEAN SECURE NEW boxes Good copy. 25th Anniversary Edition. Autographed Copy. Signed by author, Eric Carle, with original drawing of caterpillar and inscription on front free endpaper. Tips bumped, fray on head and heal of spine.
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The very hungry caterpillar

The very hungry caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
Tenth Printing
Published
1979-01-01
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780529007759
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West Columbia, South Carolina, USA
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Collins Publishers, 1979-01-01. Tenth Printing. Hardcover. Good/Good. 11x8x0. Early Reprint. Rear jacket panel and board have code "A 3450". No number line. Dust jacket and book have minor wear- jacket price not clipped. Has a good binding, no marks or notations.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Thus
Published
1994
Binding
Hardcover
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Lee, New Hampshire, USA
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Philomel Books, 1994 First board book edition, 1994. Signed by Carle with his trademark drawing of a caterpillar. Slight shelfwear.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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First Edition
Published
1969
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Portland, Oregon, USA
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New York and Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1969. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing with number line reading 1-5 on copyright page, and A3450 code on rear. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Faint soiling to cloth, light wear at corners and spine ends. Previous owner name and inscription to front paste down and front… Read more about this item
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

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Used
Edition
Deluxe edition
Published
2008
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New York, New York, USA
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CARLE, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. NY: Calloway Books, [2008]. Oblong folio, [28]pp. Color pictorial boards. Color pictorial endpapers; full-color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket, housed in publisher's box and wrapped in cellophane. Signed by the author, Eric Carle. Deluxe edition. Being 1 of 250 copies signed by the author. Millions of children… Read more about this item
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Very Hungry Caterpillar

Very Hungry Caterpillar

by CARLE, Eric

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Published
1970
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780529007766
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Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Cleveland:: William Collins + World Publishing Company,. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. 0529007762 . Illustrated by the author. An early printing (library binding - NOT ex-library). Near fine in a near fine (a few small spots of light foxing on rear flap) dust jacket. .
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

by Carle, Eric

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1994
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New York: Philomel, 1994. Eric Carle was one of the first illustrators intrigued with the idea of introducing natural science concepts to young children. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has remained in print for [over] 25 years, attesting to its popularity" (Silvey, 120). The Very Hungry Caterpillar was originally published in 1969 and has since sold over 30 million copies.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Big Board Book)

by Carle, Eric

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Used; Good
Published
07/07/2011
Binding
Board book
ISBN
9780141338484
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London, Greater London, GBR
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Puffin, 07/07/2011. Board book. Used; Good. **WE SHIP WITHIN 24 HRS FROM LONDON, UK, 98% OF OUR ORDERS ARE RECEIVED WITHIN 7-10 DAYS. We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence! Greener Books.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Japanese Edition)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Japanese Edition)

by Eric Carle

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New
Published
1997
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9784033280103
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Exeter, Devon, GBR
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Kaiseisha, 1997. Hardcover. New. Japanese language. 12.01x8.66x0.39 inches.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Carle, Eric

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
Published
2009
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780399208539
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La Mesa, California, USA
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Philomel Books/Penguin Young Readers Group, 2009. First Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Carle, Eric. Very first book in what would become the author's quartet of picture books for young readers featuring animals in nature who teach about different values. Orig. published in 1969, & revised in 1987, this is the First Printing… Read more about this item
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