Chú sâu róm quá đói = The very hungry caterpillar /
by Eric Carle ; Vietnamese translation by Van Nguyen.
London : Mantra Publishing Ltd, 1998, c1992.
[20] p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 27 cm.
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London : Mantra Publishing Ltd, 1998, c1992.
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Vietnamese and English.
"The story of a very small and very hungry caterpillar. He eats one apple on Monday, two pears on Tuesday, three plums on Wednesday, four strawberries on Thursday, five oranges on Friday, and on Saturday he has an anormous feast. The caterpillar grows from a small egg to a beautiful butterfly and at the same time manages to nibble his way through the pages of this book!"--Opposite t.p.
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Dual languae item; parallel text in English and Vietnamese.
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Appeared in Publishers Weekly on 2009-03-02:
In honor of the 40th anniversary of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes the first-ever pop-up edition of this book. When the familiar, tiny caterpillar pops out of his egg, a dial lets readers help him chug across Carle's earthy color palette. Next, the caterpillar eats his way through a week's worth of pop-up fruit, as well as a full-page display of sweet and savory treats, (resulting in a stomach-ache), before his eventual transition into a butterfly. The pop-ups, particularly a half-cylinder tree trunk that sprouts from the center of the spread and a large accordionlike cocoon, are well executed and engaging. While the prominent use of white space lends a sparser feel than in the picture book, the shimmering wings of the pop-up butterfly dazzle on the final spread. Ages 3-up. (Mar.) Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.
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