We’re so excited to announce the launch of our brand new and exclusive The Very Hungry Caterpillar collection. Signature JoJo stripes, original illustrations from the beloved children’s book and fun fruity prints set the tone for your hungry baby’s wardrobe. Playful by nature and practical by design, this selection of tops, rompers, sleepsuits, dresses and leggings are sure to delight both little ones and their parents, making them the perfect gift for any occasion.
Did you know…
...The very first The Very Hungry Caterpillar story was published in 1969.
...The creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle, was somewhat inspired to write the story by a hole punch. He was punching holes in paper and thought of a story about a bookworm, but his editor suggested a caterpillar might make a more likeable protagonist.
...The Very Hungry Caterpillar has become a nursery and classroom favourite around the world - over 50 million copies have been sold worldwide in at least 60 languages.
...The Very Hungry Caterpillar is available in pop-up book and finger puppet book versions. A mobile app has also been released, where children can feed, play with and care for their very own Very Hungry Caterpillar.
...The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Academy of Pediatrics have joined with The Very Hungry Caterpillar to teach families about the importance of learning healthy eating habits.
...There is a stage show of The Very Hungry Caterpillar which has successfully toured globally for over 5 years now, including the UK, Belgium, Canada, the US, Australia, China and Japan. As well as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the show includes 3 other Eric Carle stories.
...Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books, most of which he also wrote. His most recent books published this year are: Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You See?