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The Very Hungry Caterpillar. by  Eric Carle - Signed First Edition - 1987 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 130961)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

by Carle, Eric

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York: Philomel., 1987. Later printing of Carle's classic book, which has sold over 30 million copies. Oblong quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Signed by Eric Carle on the title page, who has also drawn a caterpillar. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Eric Carle was one of the first illustrators intrigued with the idea of introducing natural science concepts to young children. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has remained in print for [over] 25 years, attesting to its popularity" (Silvey, 120). The Very Hungry Caterpillar was originally published in 1969 and has since sold over 30 million copies.

Synopsis

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's book written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969. The winner of many awards, it has sold 30 million copies It is highly popular and has been praised for its use of easy-to-read words which makes it good for teaching young children to read. The book contains 225 words and large, colourful illustrations.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
130961
Title
The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Author
Carle, Eric
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Philomel.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1987
Keywords
eric carle first edition, Very Hungry Caterpillar Signed First Edition
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
quarto
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fine
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title page
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