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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle Illustrated by Eric Carle

A hungry caterpillar eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

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The Very Busy Spider
by Eric Carle Illustrated by Eric Carle

Early one morning, a little spider begins to spin her web on a fence post. One by one, the animals of the nearby farm try to divert her, each with its own sound and species-specific enticement: "Maa! Maa!" said the goat. "Want to jump on the rocks?" "Oink! Oink!" grunted the pig.

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Little Miss Spider
by David Kirk Illustrated by David Kirk

On the very first day of Miss Spider's life, she pops out of her egg to find her brothers and sisters scooting around her. But where is her mother? Lucky for Little Miss Spider, kind and caring Betty the Beetle is there to fill the role.

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The Itsy-Bitsy Spider
by Rosemary Wells

Young readers follow the familiar spider through her famous waterspout climb and beyond, as she encounters a blowing fan, a mischievous mouse, a wily cat, and more in this charming expansion of the popular song.

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Inch by Inch
by Leo Lionni Illustrated by Leo Lionni

By the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Swimmy, this story stars a worm who "inches his way out" of being eaten by a series of birds. Perfect for classroom units on the seasons or measurement.

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Diary of a Spider
by Doreen Cronin Illustrated by Harry Bliss

This is the diary...of a spider. But don't be worried: He's more scared of you and your gigantic shoe! Actually, he's a lot like you. He goes to gym class and has Grandparents Day at school. But he also spins sticky webs, scales walls, and takes wind-catching lessons. Lucky for him, his best friend is a fly!

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Adios Oscar!: A Butterfly Fable
by Peter Elwell Illustrated by Peter Elwell

When Oscar the caterpillar discovers that he will one day become a butterfly, he's overjoyed. And his friend Edna the bookworm encourages his hopes of flying to Mexico with the other Monarch butterflies. To prepare, Oscar learns Spanish and dreams of flying through the purple Sierra Madre Mountains.

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