Friday, March 20, 2009

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 40th Birthday!


Today is the "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!" This year Eric Carle celebrates his 80th birthday and the 40th anniversary of the publication of his classic story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Millions of copies have been sold since 1969. What will you do to celebrate?

Sites to visit:
The Official Eric Carle Website
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Eric Carle Blog

PDF Files:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day activity kit from Penguin Group
Reading Rockets The Very Hungry Caterpillar Literacy Bag

Crafts & Activites listed on Mommy Blogs:
No Time for Flash Cards: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities
1+1+1=1 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Tot Pack

And, check out the new The Very Hungry Caterpillar Pop-Up Book
published for the 40th anniversary.

1 comments:

JamericanSpice said...

I've seen this book so many times and still don't have it. I'm putting it on my list for my kids. They love new books!