In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf.
One Sunday morning the warm sun came up and-pop!-out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.
He started to look for some food.
On Monday he ate through one apple. But he was still hungry.
On Tuesday he ate through two pears, but he was still hungry.
On Wednesday he ate through three plums, but he was still hungry.
On Thursday he ate through four strawberries, but he was still hungry.
On Friday he ate through five oranges, but he was still hungry.
On Saturday he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami
Excerpted from My Own VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR by Eric CarleExcerpted by permission.
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