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The Very Hungry Caterpillar and His Cool Cool Car

Very Hungry Caterpillar car
Event date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Event Location

Athens Clarke County Library
2025 Baxter Street
Athens, GA 30606

Meet the Very Hungry Caterpillar and his Cool Cool Car at this special story time and art event! Hosted by Avid Bookshop and the Athens-Clarke County Library, this event will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 10:30-11:30am at the Athens-Clarke County Public Library on Baxter Street and is free and open to the public. We encourage you to purchase a copy of a Very Hungry Caterpillar book from Avid at the library the day of the event to get it signed by the caterpillar!


The Very Hungry Caterpillar is celebrating its 50th Anniversary by traveling around the country in its Cool Car! Although he may be 50, the Caterpillar still wants to meet all of his fans-young or the young at heart! Come to the library to meet the Caterpillar, hear a reading from the book, and participate in a fun art activity.


Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over 12 million copies. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than 60 books, many bestsellers, most of which he also wrote.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar: 50th Anniversary Golden Edition Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator), Dolly Parton (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780525516194
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: Philomel Books - October 9th, 2018

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