The very hungry caterpillar

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New York : Philomel Books, [1979?], c1987.
Physical Desc
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 30 cm.
Reading Level
Level 2.9, 1 Points
Lexile code
AD: Adult Directed
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Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.
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K-3,Follett Library Resources
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,LG,2.9,0.5,5496
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,2.6,1.0,12086.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Carle, E. (19791987). The very hungry caterpillar . Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carle, Eric. 19791987. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar New York: Philomel Books, 19791987.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Philomel Books, 19791987.

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