Happy Anniversary to The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of the most recognizable and iconic children’s books of our time and this year marks the 40th anniversary of the book. Celebrations are kicking off this month in various schools, libraries, and bookstores in the US. The man behind the The Very Hungry Caterpillar is Eric Carle who wrote and beautifully illustrated the book. He also teamed up with author Bill Martin Jr. and illustrated the very popular story “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?”.
Eric Carle also founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art which is dedicated to fostering in chilidren a sense of appreciation for art and literacy. Take a look at some of the current exhibitions here.