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

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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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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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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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9 month old bed time delight

Play it through an Bluetooth lava lamp speaker to my son Ari at bedtime and he drifts off to sleep every time. Has never made it past the third chapter.

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I do not like this book and I cannot remove it from my library or its return it as it does not show an option to return the very hungry caterpillar

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Really enjoyed all the stories

I loved the stories and the narration even the music was perfect teamed with the stories I do recommend it for parents who want to listen and follow along with their books.

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A god send for our daughter

Amazing book and music, literally the only way we can get our girl to sit down for more than 2 minutes. Listen to it 2-3 times a day!

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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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My kids loved it

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