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The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories

Length: 31 mins
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Summary

These classic children's tales are now available for the first time as a digital download, performed by Roger McGough and Juliet Stevenson. Five of Eric Carle's picture book texts collected together, with music.

The stories are: "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", "Papa", "Please Get the Moon for Me", "The Very Quiet Cricket", "The Mixed Up Chameleon" and "I See a Song".

©1969 Eric Carle (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Beautiful

A Lovely narration with beautiful music. Very happy with this audio. Highly recommend it. My little one enjoys listening to it and so do I.

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Lovely story, magically brought to life.

Where does The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is a lovely audiobook of the famous children's story. The music featured during the story really brings it to life, and makes it more entertaining for little ones to listen to. There are more stories featured in this audiobook too, not just the Very hungry Caterpillar which was a nice surprise.

What other book might you compare The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories to, and why?

My two year old toddler really likes to hear short stories such as this and Brown Bear, Brown Bear What do you see? The addition of music to of these relatively short stories, makes them very entertaining and engaging for very small children.

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Funny

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Lovely book

This is beautifully read. My six-year-old little girl loves this, and the soothing relaxing music also makes me fall asleep sometimes when we listen together! Perfect for relaxing bedtimes, I recommend this

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mostly sound effects and music...

loads of sound effects and music and very little actual reading... children get bored quickly

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My kids loved it

Great for a bedtime story, if the kids are not settling down. My children 5 and 2.5 loved it.

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slightly boring... dull performance kids barely followed the narration....good story though real shame about the performance.