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The Very Hungry Caterpillar™

Classic Tales from the World of Eric Carle

Ages 2-5
30 minutes
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Content Summary

Introducing "The Very Hungry Caterpillar™" Craftie – a delightful audio collection featuring five beloved stories by Eric Carle. 

Rediscover the magic of these timeless characters as they embark on adventures that teach valuable life lessons.

Includes the full collection of stories from Eric Carle’s “Very” series:

  • "The Very Hungry Caterpillar™️": Follow the journey of a little caterpillar as he undergoes a metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly. Ultimately a tale of hope, this story also teaches the days of the week and counting. Featuring an additional read-along track narrated by Eric Carle himself.

  • "The Very Quiet Cricket": Listen along as a quiet cricket interacts with other insect friends, finally finding his unique voice. This heartwarming tale emphasizes love and the survival of all living things.

  • "The Very Lonely Firefly": Follow along as a lonely firefly goes out into the night and finds friendship in this delightful storytime read.

  • "The Very Clumsy Click Beetle": In this story, a beetle learns to land on its feet with a click, reminding listeners of the value of persistence and mentorship.

  • "The Very Busy Spider": This read-aloud follows a very busy spider, whose meticulous web-spinning teaches the rewards of hard work and focus.

  • Bonus track (on this Craftie only) -"La Oruga Muy Hambrienta" (Spanish version of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar")

    This Craftie shares the same audio content as our "The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ & Friends" Token.


    1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Intro (0:15)
    2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar History (1:06)
    3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Dedication (0:02)
    4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story (3:03)
    5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Read-Along (3:24)
    6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Credits (0:45)
    7. The Very Busy Spider Intro (0:20)
    8. The Very Busy Spider Dedication (0:02)
    9. The Very Busy Spider Story (3:27)
    10. The Very Busy Spider Credits (0:44)
    11. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle Intro (0:17)
    12. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle Dedication (0:04)
    13. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle Story Part 1 (1:17)
    14. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle Story Part 2 (4:18)
    15. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle Credits (0:45)
    16. The Very Lonely Firefly Intro (0:17)
    17. The Very Lonely Firefly Dedication (0:06)
    18. The Very Lonely Firefly Story Part 1 (0:42)
    19. The Very Lonely Firefly Story Part 2 (3:28)
    20. The Very Lonely Firefly Credits (0:45)
    21. The Very Quiet Cricket Intro (0:23)
    22. The Very Quiet Cricket Dedication (0:02)
    23. The Very Quiet Cricket Story Part 1 (0:46)
    24. The Very Quiet Cricket Story Part 2 (3:53)
    25. The Very Quiet Cricket Credits (0:42)

    Credits & Copyright

    © 1969-1999 & ℗ 2021 by Penguin Random House LLC.
    THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and related designs, logos, and names are ™ and/or ® of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.

    About Crafties

    Crafties are lovable yarn audio characters that delight kids with songs, stories, and learning content when tapped on The Storypod ✨

    Storypod Crafties are tested and appropriate for children of all ages. However, adult supervision is advised for all children under 3 years of age.