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A Community Celebration: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns 50!
September 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pmFree with Museum Admission
Join us for a variety of programs in celebration of The Carle’s special exhibition, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns 50.
Join Eric Carle as he shares stories and memories of writing and illustrating The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Moderated by Cathryn Mercier, Director for the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons University. Each participant will receive a book ticket that will enable them to purchase from the Carle Bookshop a special early release copy of the 50th Anniversary Golden Edition of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, signed by Eric Carle ($22.99; $19.54 for members)! In-store only on September 15, limit one book per person. (The official book release date is October 9).
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Meet The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Great Hall)
Presentation with Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens
Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime (Gallery)
Refreshments (Great Hall)
Exhibitions in West Gallery are generously supported by the Hsin-Yi Foundation. Additional support for Brown Bear Turns 50 has been provided by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.