Read Across America- The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Today JaNette will be sharing with us a classic children's favorite from Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Be sure to read to the end of the post because she has a very special giveaway for our readers!


We love to read!


I'm sure you have figured out by the picture what my book inspired dress is by now. Yes, it's The Very Hungry Caterpillar!!! I just HAD to use Izzy & Ivy's Emory, with her sweet little pockets! This is some of the fabric that I've been hoarding for a year. I bought this fabric specifically for reading week at Jenna's school from The polka dot trim came from Candy Castle Patterns.


Jenna is in Kindergarten and they usually have some fun things planned for reading week. I'm not sure what they will end up doing since the kids only went back to school because of the snow....yesterday. She is using the picture clues to sound out the words.  One of the reasons I loved this book when I was little was because of the colorful pictures.

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Not to mention you got to count along.

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And finding out how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly at the end....

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I've had this copy for 10 years now so it's a little tattered and worn and has been read so many times. Jenna is the only one of my 4 kids who still enjoys these children's books, but I thought I would include a few of our favorites from when they were all little. Maybe it's one you have never read before! Like Jessica, I have not read The Yearling, so thanks to her that will be my pool book this summer.

Goodnight Moon.   Love you forever.  The Kissing Hand
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The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry BearIMG_8830

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.   Pinkalicious.

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Keep reading my friends! Until next time.... JaNette

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