The Very Hungry Caterpillar Teaches Healthy Habits

Posted by: , March 20, 2011 in 11:18 am

The Very Hungry Caterpillar_s Finger Puppet BookThe Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Academy of Pediatrics have joined with the best-selling children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, and with We Give Books to help families learn about healthy eating habits at home. The Eating Healthy. Growing
Strong campaign is an important part of the Alliance’s mission to combat childhood obesity.

This spring, more than 17,500 pediatrician offices across the United States will receive free copies of specially created The Very Hungry Caterpillar books, together with growth charts and parent handouts that encourage
doctors and parents to have meaningful conversations about the importance of healthy eating. You can read more about the initiative and download the growth chart and parent handout on the Healthy Children and Alliance for a Healthier Generation campaign websites.

Eric Carle’s most beloved character, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, comes alive in The Very Hungry Caterpillar Finger Puppet Book that features a caterpillar finger puppet that peeks his head through each page. Read and count along as he munches his way through 1 delicious apple, 2 crisp pears, and 3 tart plums to become a beautiful butterfly at the end!

FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY: We are giving away 5 copies of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Finger Puppet Book! Visit the honestbaby Facebook Fan page to enter! (Retail value: $12.99 each)


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