Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Started It All

 - Mar 20, 2009
It’s hard to believe but parents and children almost everywhere have delighted in reading Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" for forty years! Wow, does time fly by or what?

Since it is the 40th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," a precious story about a cute little caterpillar who munches and chomps his way through numerous leaves, fruits, veggies, and more before turning into a beautiful butterfly, I couldn’t wait to do a cluster about all things insect.

Below you’ll find a splendid variety of insect stories and buggy innovations. And, who knows, perhaps you’ll be inspired by these fascinating creatures enough to create your own gizmo, gadget or latest fashion trend. You might even write a children's book about an insect, like Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."