I Love Mum with The Very Hungry Caterpillar from the truly wonderful Eric Carle, is an exquisite little book perfect for little listeners, and a great gift for Mother’s Day.
Featuring Eric Carle’s distinctively vibrant illustrations this is a little ode to mum’s everywhere and all that they do.
The gentle narrative, told by the hungry caterpillar explains why ‘ I love Mum’.
you lift me up,
and hold me close.’
Each line is accompanied by an illustration from the animal world – the mother duck showing her ducklings where to go is adorable. And sneaking onto each page … is the instantly recognisable hungry caterpillar.
I love that the little speaker acknowledges that he does ‘monkey around’ a little, and indeed gets a little ‘snappy’. These little snippets of humour carry it through to a touching ending.
I Love Mum with The Very Hungry Caterpillar from Eric Carle, will make such a thoughtful gift for mums everywhere.
A featured title in My Book Corner’s Best Books For Mother’s Day.