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  • Published: 18 October 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241595794
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 8
  • RRP: $16.99

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Night Before Christmas



Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar in a winter wonderland on Christmas Eve

On an icy Christmas Eve, beneath a setting sun,
a group of penguins huddle . . .
. . . goodnight, little one!
It's Christmas Eve and The Very Hungry Caterpillar is exploring a magical snowy landscape. Join him as he says goodnight to some baby animal friends before the magic can begin . . .

With chunky flaps to lift on every page and gentle rhyming text, this is the perfect festive bedtime read for babies and toddlers.

  • Published: 18 October 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241595794
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 8
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children's Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (www.carlemuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. www.eric-carle.com

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