The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Celebration

Event date: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Hicklebee's is having a birthday party for one of the world's most cherished books... The Very Hungry Caterpillar is turning 50!

The event will include a book reading, activities, a photo op with the Very Hungry Caterpillar himself and not to mention the official VHC volkswagon will be stationed at Hicklebee's. That will make two, count 'em, TWO photo opportunities to remember this momentous birthday celebration.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been crawling its way into kids' hearts for 50 years, and what better way to celebrate than by giving him a brand new cocoon! With a beautiful golden anniversary jacket (with an oversized "50" logo), along with a new introduction letter from Eric Carle himself, this anniversary edition will be sure to delight Caterpillar fans of all ages. Bonus content features an appreciation by prominent children's literacy advocate Dolly Parton, as well as an essay on the history and significance of the Caterpillar, including rare images of the original sketches and historic photos.

The first ten customers who purchase a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Anniversary Golden Edition will receive a signed book plate*. There will also be a raffle for a signed Eric Carle print.

We want to see your photos! Please hashtag any event photos with #VHC50 and #Hicklebees. You may be featured on our Instagram!

*These are only available at a first come, first buy basis, no preorders include a reserved bookplate. Limit one book plate per family.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar: 50th Anniversary Golden Edition Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator), Dolly Parton (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780525516194
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - October 9th, 2018