By Capetti, AntonellaIllustrated by Castrillon, Melissa
In this stunningly illustrated picture book, a curious caterpillar searches for the true meaning of the word beautiful. But is there one true meaning-or many? A caterpillar lives a simple life on his leaf until one day when an Unknown Thing picks him up, calls him beautiful, and ...promptly exits, leaving the caterpillar wondering: What is beautiful? The caterpillar decides to embark on a quest, asking each animal in the forest, What is beautiful? Much to his surprise, each animal has a different response: A bear declares that honeycomb is beautiful, the squirrels find dry leaves to be beautiful, and a mole says his burrow is beautiful. All the while, the blackbird disagrees with each answer, pointing out that an empty can is beautiful. What's a caterpillar to do? When the day is done, the animals finally agree that one thing in the forest is truly beautiful. But what is it?Read more
Add to Basket
There are no reviews for this title.
Antonella Capetti is a beloved picture book author and longtime primary school teacher in Italy. Melissa Castrillon studied illustration and children's book illustration at the Cambridge School of Art and has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including The Balcony, If I Had a Little Dream, and Yellow Kayak. A freelance illustrator, she lives in Cambridge, England.
Subscribe now to be the first to hear about specials and upcoming releases.
Copyright © 2021 Wheelers Books
· All rights reserved