Author-illustrator Eric Carle narrates his own classic tale The Very Hungry Caterpillar in a new, oversize board book-with-CD edition. (Philomel, $14.99 ages 1-up ISBN 978-0399-24745-3; Apr.) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
A good translation of this much-loved picture book. Children will be fascinated by the caterpillar's varied diet and miraculous transformation into a beautiful butterfly.