Happy Very Hungry Caterpillar Day/Week!
Did you know that 2014 marks the 45th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle! Also that every March 20th is the official “Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!”
Here are some math facts:
Since its publication in 1969, 36 million copies of the book have sold worldwide and it has been published in 55 languages. That year the book was also named one of the best children’s books of the year by The New York Times, and it has since become a beloved, must-own classic. Today, every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar is sold.
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