The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing. An early reprint of this classic children's book that has sold over 30 millions copies worldwide. Oblong quarto. Signed by Eric Carle on the title page. Fine in a very good priceclipped dust jacket.
"Eric Carle was one of the first illustrators intrigued with the idea of introducing natural science concepts to young children. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has remained in print for [over] 25 years, attesting to its popularity" (Silvey, 120). The Very Hungry Caterpillar was originally published in 1969 and has since sold over 30 million copies.