The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a uniquely ubiquitous and memorable children's book, maintaining an unshakeable position in the bestseller lists.

Comic poet John Hegley investigates the phenomenon of a simple picture book that has been adopted by nutritionists, preachers, ecologists, actors, satirists, teachers and psychotherapists and is still a favourite among parents and children.

Almost everyone, it seems, has something to say about this iconic book and it was recently cited by George W.

Bush as the most influential book he had ever read.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a uniquely ubiquitous and memorable children's book, maintaining an unshakeable position in the bestseller lists.

Comic poet John Hegley investigates the phenomenon of a simple picture book that has been adopted by nutritionists, preachers, ecologists, actors, satirists, teachers and psychotherapists and is still a favourite among parents and children.

Almost everyone, it seems, has something to say about this iconic book and it was recently cited by George W.

Bush as the most influential book he had ever read.