21 February 2019
Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th birthday
Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th birthday

When: Monday 6th May 2018

Busy? Feel free to choose another date that works for you: here at Puffin, we’ll be celebrating all month!  Our famous caterpillar was munching away for more than one day, after all!

What happens if I sign up?

We’ll send you a kit of Very Hungry Caterpillar goodies to decorate your bookshop or library!

Whether you’ve only got a little bit of space, or you’re looking to theme a table or window display, or even hold a Very Hungry Caterpillar event, we’ve got a POS kit for you!  Simply choose your pack from the menu and then fill out the form below.

Packs will be issued on a first come, first served basis, and will be sent out to stores in late April 2019.

Libraries Pack

Contains:
- Activity sheets
- Poster
- Storytelling props

Bookshop - Apple Pack (Small)

Contains:
- Stickers
- Activity sheets
- Poster
- Storytelling props

Bookshop - Pear Pack (Medium)

Contains:
- Tote bags
- Activity sheets
- Poster
- Stickers
- Storytelling props

Bookshop - Orange Pack (Large)

Contains:
- Window graphic
- Butterfly mobile
- Tote bags
- Activity sheets
- Poster
- Stickers
- Storytelling props

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Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th birthday

Plus: get ready for The Giant Wiggle 2019!

This year, our friends over at Action for Children will once again be running The Giant Wiggle for nurseries and children’s groups!  Head over to their website for more information.

Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th birthday
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition

  • In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.

    "Every child should have a copy" - Daily Telegraph

    2019 marks 50 years since The Very Hungry Caterpillar first munched his way through a variety of delicious food and into our hearts.

    You can celebrate this incredible milestone with this golden jacketed limited hardback edition of the original classic story, featuring bonus content:

    · The story of the making of the classic
    · A letter to the reader from Eric Carle himself

    Since its first publication in 1969, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has now sold over 50 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty-two languages.

  • Pre-order now

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