Kids + Young Adult

Happy Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!

In San Francisco? Join us this Saturday, March 22, for a celebration of the first day of spring and the 45th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar™. There will be a painting station, a read-aloud corner, cookies and milk, and raffle prizes! Come in, celebrate, and enjoy a special discount of 25% off any of our Very Hungry Caterpillar books and merchandise.

WHAT: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day Party
WHEN: March 22nd, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Chronicle Books @ The Metreon. 165 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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And if you can’t make it to San Francisco for the party, here are some great ideas for celebrating with friends and family at home, in the classroom, or at your local library!

Decorate your event space with balloons, Eric Carle wall decals, and Very Hungry Caterpillar garlands.

Very Hungry Caterpillar decor

Stage your own production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with three-dimensional scenery and backdrops.
Very Hungry Caterpillar Stage and Play

Set up a festive caterpillar table with these doodle place mats.
Very Hungry Caterpillar Place Mats

And of course, serve your “very hungry” guests an array of delicious treats.
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Join Eric Carle for storytime in your very own living room! Gather ‘round to hear him read from The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this video.

Visit to see the entire line of Eric Carle products from Chronicle Books including personalized party invitations, thank you cards, lunchboxes, growth charts, and more!
Very Hungry Caterpillar Party

Last but not least, be sure to join the worldwide celebration by posting your party pictures on The World of Eric Carle’s Facebook page!

Happy Spring!

Sally Kim
Senior Manager, Children’s Marketing and Publicity

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