by Eric Carle
1: In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf.
2: One Sunday morning the warm sun cam up...
3: and POP, out of the egg came a tiny, very hungry caterpillar.
1: He started looking for some food.
5: On Monday he ate through one apple. But he was still hungry.
4: On Tuesday he ate through two pears, but he was still hungry.
2: On Wednesday he ate through three plums, but he was still hungry.
3: On Thursday he ate through four strawberries, but he was still hungry.
5: On Friday he ate through five oranges, but he was still hungry.
1: On Saturday he ate through one piece of chocolate cake,
3. One ice-cream cone,
4: One pickle,
2: One slice of Swiss cheese,The Very
5: One slice of salami,
3: One lollipop,
2: One piece of cherry pie,
4: One sausage,
1: One cupcake,
4: And one slice of watermelon.
5: That night he had a stomach ache!
3: The next day was Sunday again.
2: The caterpillar ate through one nice leaf, and after that he felt better.
5: Now he wasn't hungry anymore--and he wasn't a little caterpillar anymore.
3: He was a big fat caterpillar.
1: He built a small house,
2: Called a cocoon,
1: Around himself.
3: He stayed inside for more than two weeks.
5: Then he nibbled a hole in the cocoon, pushed his way out and...
4: He became a beautiful butterfly!