A carefree cabbage caterpillar named Clara, who becomes a common cream-colored butterfly, can′t possibly compete with a catty, conceited caterpillar named Catisha, who becomes a captivating crimson-colored butterfly. Or can she?
Ages 3 - 6
About the Author
Pamela Duncan Edwards is the author of numerous popular picture books, including Livingstone Mouse; Roar! A Noisy Counting Book; Some Smug Slug; The Worrywarts; Clara Caterpillar; Wake-Up Kisses; Rosie's Roses; The Leprechaun's Gold; and Gigi and Lulu's Gigantic Fight, all illustrated by Henry Cole; as well as Dear Tooth Fairy, illustrated by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick; McGillycuddy Could!, illustrated by Sue Porter; and The Neat Line, illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal. She lives in Virginia.
Praise for Clara Caterpillar…
“A freshly minted fable…alliterative adventure that may be set in a garden, but is anything but garden-variety.” -Kirkus Review
“An interesting combination of realistically rendered backgrounds and insect bodies with faces drawn in the style of Dr. Seuss.” -School Library Journal
“Children will enjoy the well-told story and Cole’s large-scale, child-friendly artwork.” -ALA Booklist