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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch E MARTI B (Text) 33126017573936 Easy Available -
Erlanger Branch E MARTI B (Text) 33126017019500 Easy Available -
Erlanger Branch E MARTI B (Text) 33126021092758 Easy Available -
Erlanger Branch E MARTI B (Text) 33126021092766 Easy Checked out 02/28/2020
Wm. E. Durr Branch E MARTI B (Text) 33126017573944 Easy Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch E MARTI B (Text) 33126021904416 Easy Checked out 03/19/2020

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  • ISBN: 144243385X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781442433854 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (upaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
    print
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Illustrations and rhyming text follow ten caterpillars as one wriggles up a flower stem, another sails across a garden pool, and one reaches an apple leaf, where something amazing happens.
Subject: Counting
Caterpillars Fiction
Stories in rhyme

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2011 August

    PreS-Gr 1—A selection in Bill Martin's Big Book of Poetry (S & S, 2008) is now available as a single title. In this attractive counting book with a scientific flair, 10 little caterpillars creep and crawl through gardens, vegetable patches, and apple orchards. Beginning with the first little caterpillar, who crawls into a bower, the colorful insects proceed by climbing up flower stems, sailing on fallen leaves, and avoiding predators like a hungry wren. The 10th little caterpillar hangs patiently in an apple tree until he emerges from the chrysalis as a magnificent tiger swallowtail. Each fuzzy little character represents a particular type of caterpillar. A supplementary guide to the different species, providing the name and diet of each one, along with an image of the resulting butterfly or moth, appears at the end of the book. The rhyming couplets are printed in a bold, oversize font. Ehlert's watercolor collages, presented in the style of botanical illustrations complete with identifying labels, eloquently re-create the natural habitat of each creature. Although reminiscent of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Philomel, 1969), this title is written for a slightly older audience. An imaginative introduction to ordinal numbers and the process of metamorphosis.—Linda L. Walkins, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Brighton, MA

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