The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Friends: My Very First Anual by Eric Carle is a must-have for every Very Hungry Caterpillar fan. Count, colour and sticker in this very busy big book celebrating The Very hungry Caterpillar and his friends. Complete the Hungry Caterpillar's own story with giant stickers, count your way to the zoo with a host of animals and colour them in, and as an extra special treat read the story of the Very Lonely Firefly and help him shine with lots of glittery stickers. This is an enchanting first annual for two - to - five-year-olds with lots of activities and classic stories for hours of holiday entertainment. Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. He was born in New York, but spent his early life in Germany. He returned to the States in his early twenties and worked as a graphic designer and an art director before he began creating children's books. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara.