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The very hungry caterpillar's very first animal encyclopedia. Cover Image Book Book

The very hungry caterpillar's very first animal encyclopedia.

Carle, Eric, (creator,, illustrator.). Mills, Andrea, (author.). Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., (publisher.).


Go on an amazing journey of discovery with the Very Hungry Caterpillar and learn fascinating facts about animals. Take a tour of the animal kingdom and discover everything you need to know about creatures from elephants to ants in this colorful and charming first animal reference book. Different chapters focus on different animal types, with a new critter every time you turn the page. Bite-size chunks of information are complemented by captivating illustrations by the World of Eric Carle, eye-catching photography, and simple how-it-works diagrams, while pull-out images and facts provide extra nuggets of interest. Young learners can find out all about koalas, armadillos, eagles, penguins, turtles, frogs, sharks, and butterflies and many, many more in this one-of-a-kind introduction to nature. For lovers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and all bright young minds, this is the ultimate must-have animal encyclopedia.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744097634 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0744097630 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"An introduction to animals, for very hungry young minds" -- Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
All about animals -- Marvelous mammals -- Beautiful birds -- Remarkable reptiles and amphibians -- Fantastic fish -- Incredible invertebrates -- Animal activities.
Target Audience Note:
003-007. DK.
Subject: Animals > Encyclopedias.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J 590.3 CarL (Text) 33126026333504 J New Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 590.3 CarL (Text) 33126026333488 J New Nonfiction Available -
Independence Branch J 590.3 CarL (Text) 33126026333470 J New Nonfiction Available -

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